US Department of Justice Sues for All of Edward Snowden’s Book Profits

Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in. On Tuesday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced new legal action against exiled National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden. The DOJ hopes to recover any profits he makes from the sale of his new book. Read More >>

Jeremy Hammond, Anonymous Hacker and WikiLeaks Source, Summoned to Testify Before a Federal Grand Jury in the US

Imprisoned hacktivist Jeremy Alexander Hammond, a former WikiLeaks source once regarded as the FBI’s most-wanted cybercriminal, has been called to testify before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia in the US, Gizmodo has learned. Read More >>

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Chelsea Manning Can Remain in Jail for Another Year, Judge Rules

Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst-turned-whistleblower, may remain behind bars for up to another year and face nearly a half-million dollars in fines over her ongoing refusal to testify before a grand jury about her disclosure of classified information to WikiLeaks. Read More >>

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British Official Signs U.S. Extradition Order For Julian Assange Despite Bad Blood Between Home Secretary and Trump Regime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC Radio today that he has signed the extradition order for Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to the U.S. to face charges of computer hacking and espionage. Read More >>

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Russian Propaganda Outlet Claims You Can’t Embed This Leaked Video of Julian Assange

RT has published leaked footage from inside the prison where Julian Assange is currently serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. And hilariously RT, a Russian propaganda outlet financed by the Kremlin, claims that news outlets and Internet users aren’t allowed to embed the video, despite the fact that RT has posted it on both YouTube and Twitter. Read More >>

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Swedish Court Rules Against Detaining Julian Assange, Leaving Extradition in Limbo

A Swedish court has ruled that Julian Assange should not be detained in absentia, the first step necessary under Swedish law before a formal bid of extradition can be made to Britain, according to Swedish news site The Local. Read More >>

Chelsea Manning’s Lawyers Ask Again For Her Release, Say She’ll Never ‘Betray Her Principles’

Attorneys for Chelsea Manning on Friday have once again asked the court to release the activist and whistleblower from her confinement in Virginia on the basis that she cannot be coerced to testify in the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange. Read More >>

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Julian Assange Fails to Appear in London Court Citing Serious Health Problems

Julian Assange failed to appear via video link for an extradition hearing in a London court today after WikiLeaks said that it was “gravely concerned” for Assange’s health. Read More >>

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning

A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit last week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request. Read More >>

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by US

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States. Read More >>

Julian Assange’s Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing

WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices – seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April – is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have already been violated. Read More >>

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Chelsea Manning is Going Back to Jail – Again

Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness. Read More >>

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The Buried Truth of a Key Detail Used to Defend Julian Assange

Allies of Julian Assange have been using quotes from his accusers to claim that the sexual assault charges against him are fake. One quote that’s been circulating on social media this week even says, “it was the police who fabricated the charges.” What’s the problem? The only source of the quotes is Julian Assange himself. And they may not even be direct quotes, despite being presented as such. Read More >>

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Swedish Prosecutors Reopen Rape Case Against Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors have reopened their investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on charges of rape made by a woman in 2010. Assange skipped bail in June 2012 while in London and claimed asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, where he lived for almost seven years. Read More >>

Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Jail

Chelsea Manning was released today from the Virginia jail where she spent 62 days for refusing to testify about her past association with WikiLeaks before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia. Read More >>