Hundreds of days of the WikiLeaks founder’s drawn-out extradition case have become commonly regarded as a “circus” and a “mess,” spokesperson for the organization Kristinn Hrafnsson told RT, as Julian Assange has appealed to the Swedish Supreme Court.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appealing to the Swedish Supreme Court, the highest in the country’s judicial system, to try and persuade a judge the arrest warrant against him over alleged sexual offenses should be dropped.
A terminally ill Ohio man, alleged by authorities to have played a pivotal role in the online operations of hacktivist group Anonymous, has been sentenced to six months home confinement for his part in a massive 2010 digital protest.
Russia is entering the post-Snowden world with style. Its own anti-surveillance smartphone prototype, equipped with the latest in cutting-edge cybersecurity and intended for corporate users, is currently being tested.
Outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters Tuesday that his department has acted prudently in prosecuting government leaks. Journalist James Risen, a target of the crackdown, disagreed, calling Holder “the nation's top censorship officer.”
The US is engaging in “offensive cyber warfare,” Kristinn Hrafnsson, spokesman for whistleblower organization WikiLeaks, told RT, following the unmasking of a sophisticated hacking ring that has infected thousands of computers in over 30 countries.
Round-the-clock surveillance of the Ecuadorian Embassy - where WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange is holed up - is to be reviewed, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has said. The operation has cost taxpayers £10 million.
The whistleblowing website has learned that Google handed over to US authorities the digital correspondence and other data from three of its employees on suspected espionage-related charges related to the Chelsea Manning case.
Critics are taking Western leaders to task for singing the praises of King Abdullah, the recently deceased 90-year-old monarch of Saudi Arabia, whose regime they claim was marred by countless human rights abuses, warmongering and corruption.