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Bradley Manning’s sacrifice
Twenty-four-year-old Private First Class Bradley Manning must be the loneliest man in America.
| September 21, 2012
What WikiLeaks cables reveal about Mitt
Mitt Romney's recent trip overseas left the impression that the putative Republican presidential nominee was even more clueless abroad than at home.
Ugly Americans Dept.
| August 10, 2012
Putting the 'Arrrr' in DRM
Forget Talk Like a Pirate Day. In the 2012 elections, November 6 will be Vote Like a Pirate Day — if you happened to have joined a growing number of hackers and Internet activists and registered as a member of the Massachusetts Pirate Party (MAPP).
| March 09, 2012
Bradley Manning appears in court for WikiLeaks-related pretrial hearing; defense alleges bias
Bradley Manning appeared in court at Fort Meade in Maryland this morning for the start of a pretrial hearing, to determine whether he will face...
| December 16, 2011
WikiLeaks update: Boston hacker brigade rallies to "Reboot Democracy"
As the WikiLeaks saga marches on, federal investigations creep closer to home. And while the courts still have yet to determine how much whistle blowing...
| June 22, 2011
Wikileaks' many cousins
The endless Wikileaks commentary has tended toward acerbic portraits of the organization's founder, Julian Assange, and earnest debates over journalistic ethics.
| May 20, 2011
Anonymous — the amorphous online conglomerate who like to rumble with Scientologists and 11-year-old camwhores — usually live up to their name.
Crazy Like a Fawkes
| March 18, 2011
Photos: Anonymous at 'Freedom of Information' Rally
Members of the protest group Anonymous hold a rally for 'Freedom of Information' at the Boston Commons on February 19, 2011.
Anonymous on the Boston Commons | February 19, 2011
| February 25, 2011
Beyond espionage: Four ways the United States can still prosecute WikiLeaks's Julian Assange
Not long after WikiLeaks entered the international lexicon, the question became not whether the United States government would prosecute founder Julian Assange, but how .
HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE
| January 07, 2011
The year in tech
This year saw some tech wins (public information), some losses (privacy), and many more questions for the future of an increasingly wired world. (Example: Is anything secret anymore?) And there was the appearance of yet another grassroots David, and, as
Private eyes are watching you
JEFF INGLIS AND NICHOLAS SCHROEDER
| December 24, 2010
Strong-arming the First Amendment
President Barack Obama is a bright guy. In fact, he's a former constitutional-law professor.
Plus activist judges and fat versus gay
| December 17, 2010
Trust us: It is only a matter of time before Hollywood brings the saga of WikiLeaks impresario Julian Assange to the big screen.
Plus, kudos to Council and DeLeo
| December 10, 2010
Julian Assange has been reported to the cyberpolice
Photomeme by ROFLCon co-founder Tim Hwang (h/t Wayne & Wax) In other news, How soon until Wikileaks: The Movie?
| December 08, 2010
John Kerry's cameo in the Wikileaks State Department cable dump
This afternoon WIKILEAKS released the first batch of an estimated 250,000 State Department cables -- an event that has had official Washington, and the diplomatic...
| November 28, 2010
Michael Morisy and Mitchell Kotler started their Web site, muckrock.com, as a hobby, and they set out to do something woefully esoteric.
How two local new-media junkies cut through the red tape and became First-Amendment superstars
| November 19, 2010
The unethical journalism of WikiLeaks
We'll air the juicy bits!
| August 13, 2010
WikiLeaks, MIT, and Lady Gaga: A Guide to Boston's Role in Yet Another National Security Breach
Cambridge's elite academic institutions enjoy a friendly rivalry, but this is getting ridiculous, no? Sure, that deported Russian spy had a degree from Harvard's Kenedy...
| July 31, 2010
WikiLeaks: What it means
Only a day after three of the world's most-prominent news organizations — the New York Times , the Guardian , and Der Spiegel — published reports based on the 90,000-plus purloined secret Afghanistan War documents released by WikiLeaks, the US House
Plus, Mitt Romney — right-wing nut
| July 30, 2010
Mind if I play through?
Handicapping the news
| April 16, 2010
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