The News of the World/Rupert Murdoch/phone hacking scandal is going to make for an awesome movie (one that will hopefully be scripted by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Stephen Frears and called something like “Citizen Murdoch” or “Hacked: A Tale Of Power And Tragedy.”). Here’s my casting wishlist. Since you are a very opinionated internet, surely you have your own ideas as to who should play Rebekah Brooks, Hugh Grant, Wendi Deng, et al. Play casting couch in the comments! View List ›
He’s one piece of foil away from a guy who rants on street corners about government microchips.
Julian Assange shakes his WikiLeaks to Rebecca Black. It’s a Friday “Friday” Dance-A-Thon with Julian Assange, Thom Yorke and Hassan Baba! Watch Video ›
Here’s footage of the WikiLeaks honcho heating things up on a dance floor in Reykjavík, Iceland. Perhaps the one thing Julian Assange would like to keep hidden from the public. And, naturally, there’s already a remix. Watch Video ›
He is translucent and rude.
A true story about Julian Assange being an ungrateful and rude couch surfer, reenacted. He left WikiLeaks stains all over the furniture. Watch Video ›
The Wikileaks leader had previously claimed to have files on auto-release. That he had info on CIA ties was first-mentioned in an interview yesterday with Al-Jazeera.
Julian Assange ends an uncomfortable interview like a champ. Watch Video ›
A street artist is posting stills around San Francisco from the WikiLeaked “Collateral Murder” video as seen through the eyes of Master Chief. This is a Halo: Breach of security! View Image ›
The saga continues. Julian Assange has been released on bail but must remain confined to a supporter’s 600-acre estate. Although he will have to observe a curfew, wear an electronic tag and report to police every day, no restrictions have been placed on his internet usage. Looks like WikiLeaks is back in action.
Gawker has some emails Assange once sent a girl he had a thing for. They make him sound like a real creeper. Reading these emails will make you feel a little dirty, but then you probably deserve it.
A Mr. WikiLeaks pictorial.
Naomi Wolf has some thought on the arrest of Julian Assange.
TIME magazine has named their 2010 person of the year, and as usual, it’s pretty controversial. Some people are probably going to be pretty shocked by this one, but in many ways, it was inevitable. Read More ›
What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander. View Image ›
An ad for Australian yogurt that was not at all approved by Julian Assange. Considering his cavalier attitude towards international law, he would probably find the unauthorized use of his endorsement kind of amusing. View Image ›
Before he founded Wikileaks, Julian Assange was just another “Passionate, and often pig headed activist intellectual” seeking a “spirited, erotic, non-confomist.” Sorry ladies, he’s not into Americans. View List ›
According to a current snapshot of the Top 10, Assange is defeating Obama, Lady Gaga and The Chilean Miners as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. If 4chan has anything to say about it, Assange has this one in the bag. (Via.) View Image ›
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who had been playing a game of Where’s Waldo with Interpol, has finally been arrested by the British Police. Assange was wanted on accusations of sexual assault during a trip to Sweden. Unfortunately, this is only the beginning of a laundry list of troubles waiting for Assange. He’s been denied bail, and plans to fight ant extradition attempt. In an editorial for The Australian today, Assange quotes Rupert Murdoch: “In the race between secrecy and truth, it seems inevitable that truth will always win.”
This is all just so much fun!
In an unprecedented move, Amazon has made the decision to kick WikiLeaks off of its U.S. servers. The website had moved to Amazon’s servers to prevent DDoS attacks, but will now, once again, be hosted on its Swedish Servers. This story gets more interesting every day. You can look forward to the next installment.
After the WikiLeaks fiasco this week, the drama isn’t over yet. It looks like website founder, Julian Assange has gotten himself deeper and deeper into hot water after being added to Interpol’s wanted list for sex crimes. For now, Assange is staying “below the radar” and is laying low. Next in this drama? Guess we’ll just have to wait and see.
As previously mentioned, in an interview with Forbes, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed that the next leak will be about a big US bank.
That was fast. The warrant for the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been withdrawn, after chief prosecutor Eva Finne ruled that there were no grounds to suspect that he had committed rape, the Swedish prosecutor’s office has confirmed.
Sweden has cancelled an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on accusations of rape and molestation.
Swedish Authorities say they have issued an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, on accusations of rape and molestation.