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Trans-Pacific Partnership Intellectual Property Law: Why Internet Freedom

Trans-Pacific Partnership Intellectual Property Law: Why Internet Freedom
When WikiLeaks published a leaked version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement last month, Internet freedom advocates denounced the deal's provisions on intellectual property law that it said would place oppressive restrictions on the World …
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Why is Bulgarian Investigative Journalism Site Bivol Being Attacked by Other
In 2012, after Bivol became the official partner of Wikileaks for Bulgaria, the Bulgarian daily Standard (also linked to Peevski) published an article about Chobanov, hinting that he had written the leaked US diplomatic cables himself, based on rumors …
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Fareed Shawky, the 6-year-old Yemeni boy who a became symbol of the war, dies
Although Yemen's conflict stems from a multilayered set of local grievances, it has morphed into a proxy battleground for regional superpowers Saudi Arabia and Iran, which backed the Houthis. telegraph.co.uk · Follow @telegraphnews. Top news galleries …
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Facebook's Free Basics: More Open, Better Security, but Still a Walled Garden
Facebook has now partially addressed this problem, by enabling encryption (for feature phones that support it) from the user's phone to Facebook's proxy server, where the data is then decrypted and re-encrypted before being transmitted to the …
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Public Media and Utilities Could be Crushed by TPP: Wikileaks

Public Media and Utilities Could be Crushed by TPP: Wikileaks
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could force state enterprises such as public utilities to put profits before public welfare and lead to mass privatizations, according to documents published by Wikileaks Wednesday. Under the TPP, state-owned …
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Wikileaks publishes court suppression order on 'international political
Wikileaks leader Julian Assange says the Australian public have a right to know the contesnt of the Victorian Supreme Court suppression order his anti-secrecy website has published in full in relation to an international political corruption case. But …
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Watch: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange turns hand to new Twitter song
He has collaborated with Puerto Rico band Calle 13 on their new single, which features Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello. They sourced content for the song by asking fans on Twitter about social justice, working their responses into the …
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WikiLeaks Supporters Lose Court Bid to Protect Twitter Records
Three WikiLeaks supporters have lost their bid to protect their Twitter records from U.S. investigators trying to prosecute the whistleblowing site over its publication of secret and sensitive government documents. A U.S. District judge in Alexandria …
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Nusaybin'in 4 mahallesinde sokağa çıkma yasağı

Nusaybin'in 4 mahallesinde sokağa çıkma yasağı
Gizli belge ifşaatlarıyla ünlü internet sitesi WikiLeaks, Twitter fenomeni Faut Avni'nin '1 Kasım seçimleri öncesinde seçim sonuçlarından endişelenen Türkiye yönetiminin ve Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın Rus savaş uçaklarına saldırı planladığı' …
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WikiLeaks reveals Saudi intrigue and unpaid limo bills
However, the Foreign Ministry posted a carefully worded message on its Twitter account early Saturday morning, warning citizens to avoid visiting "any website with the aim of getting a document or leaked information that could be untrue and aims to …
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US Subpoenas Twitter Over WikiLeaks Supporters
WASHINGTON — Prosecutors investigating the disclosure of thousands of classified government documents by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks have gone to court to demand the Twitter account activity of several people linked to the organization, including …
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Chelsea Manning Chronicles Her Incarceration, 140 Characters At A Time

Chelsea Manning Chronicles Her Incarceration, 140 Characters At A Time
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning may be facing a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified military documents to WikiLeaks, but she won't let that silence her voice. The documents and video she leaked, including the infamous “Collateral Murder …
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'TPP would cost lives': WikiLeaks unveils full intellectual property chapter
WikiLeaks secret #TPP final text reveals new constraints on generic drugs https://t.co/6hJJl0r8OZpic.twitter.com/irgshM2Q1D. — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 9, 2015. The leaked documents are dated October 5, the same day the 12 participating nations …
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Wikileaks Welcomes CIA to Twitter by Taking a Dig at Spy Agency
Wikileaks has taken a dig at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States shortly after the spy organisation joined Twitter and Facebook. The agency, which keeps a close watch on social media to gather intelligence information, has …
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Kalenderblatt 2015: 28. November
2010 – Die Internet-Plattform Wikileaks startet die Veröffentlichung von mehr als 250 000 Dokumenten aus US-Botschaften. 2000 – Als erster Deutscher wird der Fotograf Wolfgang Tillmans mit dem Turner-Preis ausgezeichnet, dem wichtigsten britischen …
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US Bypasses ICANN Debates on Domain Privacy with Closed Room Deals at the OECD

US Bypasses ICANN Debates on Domain Privacy with Closed Room Deals at the OECD
Today ICANN's GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group is discussing the comments that EFF and thousands of others made in response to proposals to clamp down on the availability of privacy proxy services by domain …
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China data: Making the numbers add up
This alternative growth metric is based on comments reportedly made by Mr Li, now premier, to then-US ambassador Clark Randt in 2007, and revealed by WikiLeaks. Mr Li, then party secretary in the north-eastern province of Liaoning, reportedly said data …
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The four questions we need to answer before bombing Isis or Assad
Yes, the US was trying to destabilise Syria before 2007, as the WikiLeaks cables show, but it was as unenthusiastic about the Syrian spring of 2011 as it was about the Arab spring in general. The Syrian uprising failed because Putin re-armed a military …
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Unilateral sanctions after nuclear deal will not change anything in Iran

Unilateral sanctions after nuclear deal will not change anything in Iran
The nearly 40-year-old unilateral US sanctions regime has been variously aimed at cutting Iranian aid to 'proxy' groups, stymieing the Iranian missile and conventional arms industry, improving human rights, and disabling the nuclear programme. Even a …
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US politicians offer neither consensus nor solutions on Syria
Then he dropped the locker-room talk and got to the heart of the issue: “We're not going to make Syria into a proxy war between the US and Russia. That would be bad strategy on our part. Our battle is with Isis.” Sorry, Mr President, but it's unclear …
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Iran Has Controlled Iraq For Years. Now It May Be Pushed Out.

Iran Has Controlled Iraq For Years. Now It May Be Pushed Out.
U.S. officials have, in secret documents released in 2011 by Wikileaks, spoken of Sistani as the "greatest political roadblock" for Iranian operatives in Iraq. The Iranian-born ayatollah … Iran's powerful proxies in Iraq are pushing back. The leaders …
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Heading Toward a Collision: Syria, Saudi Arabia and Regional Proxy Wars
A secret document leaked to the press by Wikileaks revealed that State Department and CIA officials sought to destabilize Syria for years, in part by stoking sectarian tensions between Sunni and Shi'a Muslims, and through support of dormant anti-regime …
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'Homeland' Season 5 Review: Showtime Spy Series Aging With Vigor & Grace
… and a massive CIA data breach soon draws Mathison back into her old life. The revelations of American surveillance of German citizens has echoes of WikiLeaks and Angela Merkel's cell phone being listened in on by the U.S. But that is only the lift …
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Putin's campaign to derail the west over Syria is working – for now
The chance of a collision or shootdown between Russian, Turkish, US or other Nato war planes continues to mount, as does the risk of an escalating proxy war. Putin's mastery of surprise has put him in the driving seat, but there is little sign so far …
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UK police no longer guarding Assange around the clock
Police are no longer guarding WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange around the clock, London's Metropolitan Police said Monday, but are deploying "a number of overt and covert tactics to arrest him." Assange has been holed up in London's Ecuadorian …
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US Court Ordered Google to Reveal Emails of Wikileaks Volunteer

US Court Ordered Google to Reveal Emails of Wikileaks Volunteer
“I've seen lots of different Tor and Wikileaks people being targeted with an obvious goal of trying to discredit each of us individually,” said Appelbaum via his Twitter account Monday, referring to the free security and anonymity software Tor where he …
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WikiLeaks: 'Jewish Pro-Censorship Lobby Legitimized Attacks on Charlie Hebdo'
The verified Twitter account for WikiLeaks, the organization founded by Julian Assange that publishes state secrets, lashed out Thursday at something called the “Jewish pro-censorship lobby” for “legitimiz[ing] attacks on “Charlie Hebdo for 'offensive …
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RITA COOK: 2015 Lexus RC350 is entry-level luxury

RITA COOK: 2015 Lexus RC350 is entry-level luxury
There is only the one trim being offered on the RC 350 and it comes with a choice of rear or all-wheel drive with 18-inch wheels, a variety of drive modes, LED headlights, heated side mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone automatic climate …
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Sanders Politics of Isaiah, Trump Politics of Buchanan, Find Common Ground
While a Jewish politician speaking before an evangelical Christian audience may seem like an odd precursor to the visit of Pope Francis to Congress next week, Sanders' focus on issues of social justice and poverty mirrors may of the themes that the …
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Tube strike: staff get 52 days holiday a year, Boris Johnson says
Mick Cash, general secretary of the RMT union, said: "Tube Lines staff have been offered a deal over the next two years on pay and 24-hour running which mirrors that on offer to the rest of the LU workforce. "It is as unacceptable on Tube Lines as it …
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Funding the U.S. Department of Offense

Funding the U.S. Department of Offense
Soldier DreamstimeIf you want to know how serious Republican presidential candidates are about fiscal responsibility, just look at their positions on the spending caps put into place by the Budget Control Act of 2011.
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An immigrant pope for the age of mass migration
Millions of Americans are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis' arrival. In our interdependent and fragile world, the pope's voice carries a deep echo: From global warming to inequality, from homosexuality to divorce, the pope's message has a global resonance.
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No mourning, no peace: Sam DuBose, Sandra Bland and why Black lives don't
… surveillance Ariane Wu, Reveal. The raging irony of WikiLeaks' latest release: Inside the absurd hacking of CIA chief John Brennan Marcy Wheeler …. How would it look if we covered the mirrors in our homes for seven days? What if we took the time …
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EU pays jobless migrants to come to Britain
“A high share of outgoing job finders in certain countries (Italy and Spain) mirrors the situation of the EU labour market, as these countries have high youth unemployment rates. "Similarly to previous quarters, the UK remains the main country of …
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