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The outspoken WikiLeaks leader no longer faces sex crime allegations in Sweden.
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The move sets up a potential conflict between Silicon Valley and the CIA.
Advisor Kellyanne Conway said that Trump will not release his tax returns after all, despite his campaign pledge to do so.
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She said says she supports Assange and is worried about his health and family.
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The executive chairman of Google says the internet giant updated its encryption standards to make them unbreakable after learning the National Security Agency could spy on users. Eric Schmidt rejecte...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has praised the Supreme Court of Canada and Canadian Internet providers for pushing back against warrantless searches of telecom subscriber data. In an interview with...
WikiLeaks has published what it calls "the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Financial Services Annex," apparently covering 50 countries and most of the world&apos...
“There's an exodus of national security reporters,” Wikileaks' infamous leader Julian Assange told thousands at SXSW's interactive conference in Austin, Texas today. “National security reporters are a...
Technology doesn’t occur in a vacuum, as the heart-wrenching documentary “The Internet’s Own Boy” about the late information activist Aaron Swartz reminds us. And so the darkness that has enveloped th...
How often have you seen a 12-part newspaper investigation into government corruption or an ongoing TV news investigation into fraudulent business practices? They simply don't exist anymore. Now daily papers operate solely on a 24-hour news cycle which leaves no time for pursuing the deeper story.
So much for all the buzz around The Fifth Estate, Bill Condon's frustratingly flat dramatization of the formation, triumphs, and sundering of WikiLeaks, the anarchist information-sharing website. Relying on tight close-ups and lengthy speeches, there is a distinctly made-for-TV feel to the proceedings which even great performances couldn't have overcome. But sadly, the biggest misstep falls on the shoulders of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Critics haven't been very kind to the Wikileaks/Julian Assange movie The Fifth Estate thus far. But ignoring the way the movie addresses the issue, and instead focusing on its message, might be the best way to look at it.
Long ago TIFF went from showcasing great movies to premiering great movies that matter. This year's opening-night gala promises to be a landmark occasion for the film world and society at large. The Toronto International Film Festival landed the world premiere of The Fifth Estate, a movie about WikiLeaks and its controversial founder Julian Assange.
We've learned an incredible amount about how governments scheme, conspire, collude, connive and lie, both to each other and to the people who elected them. Which is why my nomination for the next Nobel Peace Prize is WikiLeaks and its three great whistleblowers -- Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden.