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Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing

WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have already been violated.
Tags: Science, London, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Ecuador, Chelsea Manning, Kristinn Hrafnsson


Julian Assange's Belongings Reportedly Shared With U.S. Authorities, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing

WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have already been violated.
Tags: Science, London, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Ecuador, Chelsea Manning, Kristinn Hrafnsson


Wikileaks said Julian Assange scrubbed all his computers before getting arrested, and claimed the US could plant false evidence on them

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange scrubbed his computers before he was arrested after spending seven years in London's Ecuadorian embassy, the organization said. Wikileaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson told The Associated Press that because Assange cleared the computers, any information found on them will be put there by the US or Ecuadorian authorities. "If anything surfaces, I can assure you it would've been planted," he said. Ecuadorian authorities took an inventory of what Assange l...
Tags: UK, London, Sweden, US, Trends, Ap, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Ecuador, The Associated Press, Assange, Rafael Correa, Moreno, Julian, Lenín Moreno, Kristinn Hrafnsson






US prosecutors to 'help themselves' to Julian Assange's possessions

Material from WikiLeaks founder’s time in Ecuadorian embassy is said to include two manuscriptsJulian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over to US prosecutors on Monday, according to WikiLeaks.Ecuadorian officials are travelling to London to allow US prosecutors to “help themselves” to items including legal papers, medical records and electronic equipment, it was claimed. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Americas, UK News, World news, US news, United Nations, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Ecuador


Sleuthing from public sources to figure out how the Hateful Eight leaker was caught

In 2014, Quentin Tarantino sued Gawker for publishing a link to a leaked pre-release screener of his movie "The Hateful Eight." The ensuing court-case revealed that the screeners Tarantino's company had released had some forensic "traitor tracing" features to enable them to track down the identities of people who leaked copies. Working from court records, as well as documents from the North Korea/Sony hack, a patent lawsuit against Tarantino's forensics company, and the forensic company's o...
Tags: Security, Post, Happy Mutants, Copyfight, News, Law, North Korea, US, Infosec, Patents, Computer Science, Wikileaks, Quentin Tarantino, Gawker, Sony Hack, Forensics


Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Refusing To Testify Before Grand Jury

After being released from jail earlier this month after the grand jury she refused to testify before expired, NPR reports that Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst who provided information to WikiLeaks, has been sent back to jail. An anonymous reader shares the report: Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was sent back to jail Thursday after refusing for a second time to comply with a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. "Facing ja...
Tags: Tech, Npr, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Justice Department, Chelsea Manning, Manning, U S Army, Former Army, Alexandria Va, Anthony Trenga


This Week: Putin Praises Mueller, Barr Goes Full Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller earned an unlikely defender this week: Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a press conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Putin referred to Mueller’s work as “exotic” and “very objective” — a far-cry from how President Trump himself characterized the probe this week. The President unilaterally concluded Friday that the investigation began as an attempt to spy on his campaign. Those behind the supposed spying deserved “long jail sentences,” he added....
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, Fbi, House, Connecticut, Nancy Pelosi, Bob, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Doj, Senate Intelligence Committee, Justice Department


'I will not comply or cooperate,' Chelsea Manning says before hearing - video

Speaking outside court in Alexandria, Virginia, before being jailed for a second time for contempt of court, Chelsea Manning says of a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks: 'Attempting to coerce me … is not going to work'. Having already served 62 days in jail, 28 of them in solitary confinement, she now faces up to 18 months in custodyChelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Continue reading...
Tags: Virginia, World news, US news, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Alexandria Virginia


Chelsea Manning is back in jail after refusing to cooperate with WikiLeaks investigation

Following a week-long release from an Alexandria, Virginia detention center, Chelsea Manning is back in jail. Manning was jailed in March for her refusal to cooperate with a grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks. Manning has made her position on the grand jury well known and refuses to cooperate with its proceedings on principle. Her release last week came as the grand jury that issued her a subpoena in January expired, though the grand jury that issued Manning her latest subpoena won’t expire...
Tags: TC, Privacy, Obama, US, Tech, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Alexandria Virginia, Red Dead Redemption, Wikileaks Manning, Anthony Trenga, Moira Meltzer Cohen, Meltzer Cohen, U S Army Manning


Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury

Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate with a grand jury.A defiant Manning told Judge Anthony Trenga in a federal district court in Alexandria, Virginia, that she would “rather starve to death” than do what the state insisted and give testimony before the grand jury. Having already served 62...
Tags: US news, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Alexandria Virginia, Anthony Trenga


Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry

Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury.
Tags: News, United States, Chelsea, Army, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Cyberattacks and Hackers, United States Defense and Military Forces, Prisons and Prisoners, Jury System, Classified Information and State Secrets, WikiLeaks Inquiry


Mueller team says person 'connected to' Congress tried to limit Flynn cooperation

A Washington, D.C. judge today ordered the U.S. Justice Department to post public transcripts of a Michael Flynn voicemail that reportedly captures Trump/Congress efforts "that could have affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation. The newly unredacted filing about Flynn's voicemail is making the rounds, but that part is not new, and corresponds to a message Flynn received from a Trump lawyer that special counsel Robert Mueller mentioned in his report....
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Washington, House, Wikileaks, Trump, Flynn, U S Justice Department, Mueller, Michael Flynn, Robert Mueller, Kyle Cheney, Gaetz, Trump Congress, Mike Scarcella


Michael Flynn Helped Robert Mueller in WikiLeaks, Obstruction Probes

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersPresident Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn told Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team about top Trump campaign officials discussing plans to reach out to WikiLeaks after the group released emails stolen from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager during the 2016 presidential contest, according to newly unredacted court documents. In a filing concerning Flynn’s sentencing unredacted in federal court Thursday, prosecutors outlined his extensive coopera...
Tags: News, Congress, Russia, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Flynn, Mueller, Podesta, John Podesta, Michael Flynn, Robert Mueller, Emmet Sullivan, Jonathan Ernst ReutersPresident Trump


Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena

A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said. Manning was convicted by Army court-martial in 2013 of espionage and other offenses for leaking an enormous trove of military reports and State Department cables to WikiLeaks while she was an intelligence analyst in Iraq. Former President Barack Obama...
Tags: News, Iraq, Barack Obama, Army, State Department, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning


Unsealed Flynn Doc: Trump Camp Floated Reaching Out To WikiLeaks In Oct 2016

A court document partially unsealed Thursday revealed some of what special counsel Robert Mueller’s team told a federal judge back in December about former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn’s . The filing revealed that Flynn had “relayed” to prosecutors “statements made in 2016 by senior campaign officials to which only a select few people were privy.” “For example, the defendant recalled conversation with senior campaign officials after the release of the Podesta emails, during which the...
Tags: News, Russia, Wikileaks, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Flynn, Roger Stone, Mueller, Podesta, Mike Flynn, Donald Trump Jr, Michael Flynn, Robert Mueller, Emmet Sullivan, Trump Jr, Jerome Corsi


'I would rather starve to death.' Chelsea Manning ordered jailed after refusing to testify before a grand jury

Chelsea Manning could face jail if she refuses to testify in a grand jury investigation related to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Usa Today, Chelsea Manning


Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again

Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more...
Tags: Science, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning


Chelsea Manning says she won't testify in grand jury probe related to WikiLeaks, risking more jail time

Chelsea Manning could face jail if she refuses to testify in a grand jury investigation related to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Usa Today, Chelsea Manning


Called to testify in probe tied to WikiLeaks, Chelsea Manning faces threat of more jail time

Chelsea Manning could face jail if she refuses to testify in a grand jury investigation related to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Usa Today, Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks Chelsea Manning


Chelsea Manning is going back to court tomorrow: you can help her by writing to the DoJ

On May 9, the whistleblower Chelsea Manning was released from jail after serving 62 days for refusing to testify before a Grand Jury about Wikileaks; she was released because the jury was dissolved. Now, a new jury has been impaneled and Manning has been summoned to testify before it again. She will appear before it tomorrow. Manning has announced that she will not testify before this jury, and as a result, she is facing likely re-imprisonment. Manning's supporters are asking the public t...
Tags: Post, News, Chelsea, Wikileaks, Whistleblowers, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Eastern District of Virginia, Chelsea Chelsea, Subpoenas, Joshua Stueve, Grand Juries, Eastern District of Virginia Alexandria DOJ, Rescind Chelsea Manning


Sweden re-opens Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden will re-open its investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the country's deputy chief prosecutor announced on Monday.
Tags: Europe, News, Sweden, Julian Assange, Wikileaks


The Buried Truth of a Key Detail Used to Defend Julian Assange

Allies of Julian Assange have been using quotes from his accusers to claim that the sexual assault charges against him are fake. One quote that’s been circulating on social media this week even says, “it was the police who fabricated the charges.” What’s the problem? The only source of the quotes is Julian Assange…Read more...
Tags: Science, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Fakes, Fake Quotes, Sex Assualt Charges, Anna Ardin, Sofia Widen


Chelsea Manning announces 'intimate' memoir

Her role in exposing US Iraq war secrets saw her jailed for seven years, and she promises ‘a book about trials, tribunals, struggles, difficulties’ and her love lifeChelsea Manning will reveal the details of how and why she decided to send hundreds of thousands of classified military documents to WikiLeaks, in a memoir due early next year.The as-yet unnamed book will see Manning write about what publisher The Bodley Head described as her “challenging childhood” and her “struggles as an adolescen...
Tags: Books, Iraq, US, US news, Culture, Autobiography and memoir, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, WikiLeaks Continue, Bodley Head


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Facebook rushed to patch a security flaw in WhatsApp that allows attackers to inject spyware onto phones. The Financial Times reported that hackers had already hijacked WhatsApp calls to run the malware, which can eavesdrop on calls and access photos and the camera. The US Supreme Court ruled against Apple in a case centred on the App Store. Justices voted to allow a class-action lawsuit from consumers who accused Apple of mono...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Canada, United States, Washington Dc, Alibaba, Reddit, Silicon Valley, Wikileaks, Seattle, Huawei, Jack Ma


Sweden Reopens Investigation Into Rape Allegations Against Julian Assange

Sweden has reopened its investigation into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalist Maddy Savage for an update from Stockholm.
Tags: News, Sweden, Npr, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Ari Shapiro, Maddy Savage


Prosecutors Not Ready To Schedule Rick Gates’ Sentencing Yet

Rick Gates and the prosecutors handling his case are not ready to schedule a sentencing date, they said in a court filing Monday, noting both his continuing cooperation and the trials later this year for former Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig and for ex-Trump advisor Roger Stone. It is not clear whether the reference to the trials was an implication that Gates was cooperating in those specific cases, or merely a note that the judge — who is overseeing all three cases — already has a busy...
Tags: News, Congress, Virginia, Ukraine, Manhattan, Wikileaks, Gates, Craig, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Roger Stone, Mueller, Obama White House, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller, Manafort


‘I’m Really Opening Myself Up’: Chelsea Manning Signs Book Deal

The former intelligence analyst, who served seven years in prison for leaking classified information, views her memoir as a coming-of-age story.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Wikileaks, Assange, Manning, Farrar, Books and Literature, Transgender and Transsexuals, Classified Information and State Secrets, Julian P, Courts-Martial, Straus & Giroux


Sweden Restarts Julian Assange Rape Case

Swedish prosecutors have decided to reopen a rape case involving Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Tags: News, Sweden, Wikileaks