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Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy "soon"

After being holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for nearly two years, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has announced that he will leave the place "soon", although he did not say when. He made the announcement during a press…

Five-hour talk between Google's Schmidt, Wikileaks founder released

Wikileaks has published a five-hour long conversation between former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Wikileaks' head man Julian Assange. The recording's rather timely release coincides with the launch of Schmidt's book, "The New Digital Age" which is slated to arrive…

PlusD is Wikileaks' searchable archive of U.S. classified documents

Wikileaks has unveiled a newly searchable archive dubbed the "Public LIbrary of U.S. Diplomacy" or otherwise known as PlusD. The whistle-blowing organization hopes its efforts to sort, tag and analyze an enormous collection of more than two million U.S. documents…

Wikileaks exposes surveillance industry with 'The Spy Files'

Julian Assange, creator of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, announced the latest project for his website today. Dubbed the Spyfiles, the project centers around the publication of files that allegedly prove how Western and Eastern high-tech companies compete against each other...

DARPA will use decoy documents to catch leaks

The U.S. Department of Defense plans to discourage would-be document leakers by planting false documents, but there is a twist. These decoy documents, as they are described, sound sophisticated. The files employ a security feature which...

Wikileaks website targeted by hackers

Wikileaks found itself the victim of a cyberattack on Tuesday, shortly after the release of thousands of US State Department communications. News broke of the attack on their Twitter page, which offered another link to the communications, and a message…

PayPal drops WikiLeaks following cable controversy

Over the weekend the battle to take down WikiLeaks grew even more complex: PayPal joined the fray by terminating the WikiLeaks donation account, citing a violation of its terms of service. "Our payment service cannot be used for any activities…