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Hackers Deface WikiLeaks Homepage (But That’s About it)

If you tried visiting WikiLeaks late Wednesday evening, you might’ve gotten the impression that the website was hacked. For now at least, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Read More >>

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Julian Assange, Eclipse Truther

Astronomers, doctors and other experts alike are in total agreement on one point—don’t stare at a solar eclipse without eye protection unless you want to damage your vision or go blind, you goddamn idiot. Read More >>

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Assange Turned Down Sharing Dirt on Russia

According to a newly released Foreign Policy report, leaked communications show Wikileaks declined to release a cache of hacked Russian documents in the summer of 2016, dismissing the only partially published records as “already public.” While there will be plenty of talk about this being proof of founder Julian Assange’s loyalties to Russia, it most prominently displays his general hypocrisy and self-interest. Read More >>

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Of Course the Origin Story of Julian Assange’s Cute Cat Was a Lie

When someone is as obsessed with controlling the narrative as Julian Assange is, it’s almost to be expected that they would view a cuddly pile of fluff as a means of propagandising. Such was the destiny of Embassy Cat. Read More >>

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That Julian Assange Twitter Account is Fake. No, the Other One.

Julian Assange sent his first tweet ever from a personal account back in February, and has been tweeting away since. But there’s an impostor account that has been gaining steam recently. How much steam? Donald Trump Jr. just retweeted it. Read More >>

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Wikileaks Pettiness Reveals What Might Be the Secret Amazon Account of Journalist Kurt Eichenwald

Well, this is ugly: On Monday evening, international secret-sharing website WikiLeaks, whose founder Julian Assange’s behaviour of late has been slightly concerning, tweeted out what certainly looks like an Amazon burner account journalist Kurt Eichenwald used to write positive reviews of his own books back in the aughts. Read More >>

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What the Fuck Is Julian Assange Doing?

Attempting to figure out what’s going on in Julian Assange’s head is a daily struggle. After moving into the Ecuadorean embassy in London five years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden on since-dropped sexual assault allegations, the 46-year-old has remained holed up there with Twitter as his main means of communication. From the embassy’s confines, he’s kept himself busy leaking a slew of hacked DNC emails, CIA exploits, and generally inserting himself into world events in which he plays no part. Now, it looks like Assange is doubling down on his attempt to join the Trump clan. Read More >>

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Leaked Manual Reveals How CIA Can Track Windows Users by Gauging Wi-Fi Signal 

On Wednesday, WikiLeaks released the latest issue in its ongoing Vault 7 series—a trove of secret or otherwise classified US Central Intelligence Agency files from 2013 to 2016 describing previously undisclosed malware and viruses. Read More >>

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Swedish Prosecutors Drop Rape Investigation of Julian Assange Based on a Technicality

Swedish prosecutors just announced that they are dropping the rape investigation against Julian Assange, the cofounder of Wikileaks. But it’s not yet clear if Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London anytime soon. Read More >>

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Chelsea Manning Free After Seven Years in Military Prison

After seven years in prison, Chelsea Manning was released early Wednesday morning from the Fort Leavenworth disciplinary barracks in Kansas. Read More >>

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Report: US to Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Citing unnamed American officials, CNN reports that the United States is preparing charges to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent the last five years alive but clearly bored in Ecuador’s London embassy. Read More >>

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Julian Assange Tweets About Running in the General Election

We're having an election on June 8th (yay?), as Theresa May looks to shore up support before things really get messy with Brexit. But an unlikely person has just floated the idea of running for British Parliament. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange just asked his followers on Twitter if he should run for election. Read More >>

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Citizenfour Documentarian Debuts Trailer for New Film About Wikileaks

Filmmaker Laura Poitras has been documenting Julian Assange’s exploits for six years. In that time, the Wikileaks founder has gone from liberal darling to Sarah Palin’s favourite rootin’-tootin’-techy-guy. Now, Poitras has reached a point that she feels the story can be told and she’s released a trailer for her new film Risk. Read More >>

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Nice Guy Julian Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Help Tech Companies Deal With the CIA

It’s easy to call Julian Assange a big, bratty man-baby. Much to the world’s dismay, however, the WikiLeaks founder is doing things a little bit differently with his recent disclosure of CIA hacking documents. Assange is actually being kind of helpful. Read More >>

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Is This the CIA’s Most Shocking Hacker Tool Yet?

Even though the news is only a few hours old, some are already starting to wonder if the big WikiLeaks release of CIA hacking documents revealed anything “technically surprising.” Well, how about this: CIA hackers are obscenely well-versed in Japanese one-line ACSCII art. Read More >>