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wikileaks.org shut down by Federal Judge

US District Judge Jeffrey White signed a permanent injunction last week ordering wikileaks.org shut down. The whistle-blower site, compared their own situation to that surrounding the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and stated that the judges actions are "the eq

By February 20, 2008


'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015


WikiLeaks republishes hacked Sony data in searchable database

Cache of data stolen in crippling hack includes emails, company documents, and personal information of studio employees and celebrities.

By April 16, 2015


NSA targeted WikiLeaks, Pirate Bay, leaked documents show

The latest revelations suggest that the US and UK singled out certain Web sites for surveillance, according to a report from The Intercept, which published classified documents.

By February 18, 2014


Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By November 15, 2013


Wikileaks publishes draft of secretive TPP trade pact

Comparing the Trans-Pacific Partnership to SOPA, critics say the 12-nation treaty currently being secretly negotiated could limit Internet freedoms.

By November 13, 2013


Australia to support geo-blocking as part of Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

Despite the recommendations of the IT pricing inquiry, Australia is supporting a proposal to prohibit the circumvention of "technological measures" such as geo-blocking.

By November 13, 2013


Prominent figures voice support for hacktivist Jeremy Hammond

As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.

By November 5, 2013


WikiLeaks pans 'The Fifth Estate' film while leaking script

Based on a leaked script, the whistle-blowing site calls the film about Julian Assange "irresponsible, counterproductive, and harmful."

By September 19, 2013


Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

Prosecutors had urged a minimum of 60 years for the U.S. Army soldier who had been convicted for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.

By August 21, 2013