The World Wide Web’s inventor warns it’s in peril on 28th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, now wants to save it.

The computer scientist who wrote the blueprint for what would become the World Wide Web 28 years ago today is alarmed at what has happened to it in the past year.

“Over the past 12 months, I’ve become increasingly worried about three new trends, which I believe we must tackle in order for the web to fulfill its true potential as a tool which serves all of humanity,” he said in a statement issued from London. He cited compromised personal data; fake news that he says has “spread like wildfire”; and the lack of regulation in political advertising, which he says threatens democracy.

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Kremlin switches back to typewriters to avoid computer leaks

Each typewriter has a unique, individual pattern of type that would make it easy to trace it back to the source.

The Kremlin has switched back to old-fashioned typewriters to avoid leaking of sensitive information because of leaks like WikiLeaks.. Russia’s Federal Guard Service plans to spend 486,000 rubles to buy a number of electric typewriters.

 

 

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Wikiworld – Is this the future of investigative journalism?

Julian Assange’s website WikiLeaks set a ‘new normal’ for investigative journalism in the mainstream press.

You may be sweating a little bit this week if you are a rooked corporate mogul, property tycoon or prominent politician. Your millions of secret tax-evading dollars are safe in offshore accounts for the moment. But now, a lot more people know exactly where your money is and just how much you’ve been hiding.

 

 

 

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Wikileaks releases thousands more cables Covering China, Taiwan and Libya

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More Wikileaks released!

Wikileaks just dropped thousands more embassy cables today. These centered around China, Taiwan, and Libya.

The first batch to drop were 2170 cables about Taiwan. Some 3004 cables from China followed quickly behind…

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Anonymous hacktivists take down MasterCard.com again in support of WikiLeaks

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WikiLeaks certainly has powerful cyber-supporters.

Just one day after the LulzSec hacking group announced its retirement after a 50-day stint, it appears that hackers with the Anonymous group have picked up from where they left off by attacking the MasterCard website in protest of the WikiLeaks blockade.

Earlier today, Twitter user @ibomhacktivist tweeted a message saying that MasterCard.com was down. The hacker said “that’s what you get when you mess with @wikileaks and @Anon_Central.”

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Julian Assange Pledged to Reveal Confidential Tax Details of 2,000 Wealthy People

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Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, today pledged to make public the confidential tax details of 2,000 wealthy and prominent individuals, after being passed the data by a Swiss banker who claims the information potentially reveals instances of money-laundering and large-scale illegal tax evasion.

 

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WikiLeaks to U.S. Politicians & Media: “Stop Inciting Assange’s Murder”

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Who is terrorizing who here?

The WikiLeaks Twitter account has just posted a press release calling for American politicians and media personalities to stop advocating the assassination of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Along with this release comes a handy website, PeopleOKWithMurderingAssange dot com, that gives startling quotations along with the name of the speaker. Each quotation is followed by a link showing the greater context of the often violent and disturbing words.

The site shows a new name and quotation every time you refresh the page; so far, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin and many others, including government and military figures, radio hosts, newspaper columnists and TV news reporters, are featured on the site…

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Wirtland Grants Citizenship to Julian Assange

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Wirtland resident permit for Julian Assange

Government of Wirtland decided to grant Wirtland citizenship to Julian Assange. The official letter from the world’s first sovereign cybercountry underlines Mr. Assange’s “great accomplishments in changing the public perception of internet and its role in the world’s balance of power”. Official residence permit was issued in the name of Julian Assange.

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The WikiLeaks Debate Continues

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WikiLeaks release of classified information has generated a lot of attention in the past few weeks. The hysterical reaction makes one wonder if this is not an example of killing the messenger for the bad news. Despite what is claimed, the information that has been so far released, though classified, has caused no known harm to any individual, but it has caused plenty of embarrassment to our government. Losing our grip on our empire is not welcomed by the neoconservatives in charge…

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Julian Assange’s Underground Wikileaks Bunker

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Wikileaks bond-style bunker.

A collection of the pictures that are publicly available on the internet of Julian Assnage’s Wikileaks office.  The pictures shows the security measures they have taken in order to keep the data secure and hidden. This could be the most strong and ‘wonderful’ office that’s established in the past ten years. (Pics)

 

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