Citizen Lab Fellow Stefania Milan has authored a chapter titled “WikiLeaks, Anonymous, and the Exercise of Individuality: Protesting in the Cloud” in the newly-released book, Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism and Society.
Tag Archives: Wikileaks
A roundup of cyber news from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This week’s post includes updates on Syria, use of Internet technology in Tunisia to advance freedom, blogger arrests, and social media news.
Source: Kim Zetter, Wired
In a press release published Saturday, a group calling itself Anonymous Op Syria disclosed that its members hacked into multiple domains and dozens of servers inside Syria on Feb. 5 to obtain the e-mails, which it then gave to WikiLeaks.
A roundup of cyber news from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This week’s post includes, WikiLeak’s release of information on Syria, cyber-defence in Iran, blogger arrests in Morocco, as well as cyber surveillance across the region.
Today, Thursday 5 July 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing the Syria Files – more than two million emails from Syrian political figures, ministries and associated companies, dating from August 2006 to March 2012.
Source: Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica
As the US and Europe leveled increasingly severe sanctions on Syria, Western tech companies were still working eagerly with the Assad regime and Syrian government-owned entities.
Source: Andy Greenberg, Forbes
WikiLeaks is still in the secret-spilling business. But not, apparently, in the business of accepting those secrets through the anonymous dropbox that was once its trademark.
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
One year ago today, WikiLeaks started publishing a trove of over 250,000 leaked U.S. State Department cables, which have since formed the basis of reporting for newspapers around the globe.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. government has obtained a controversial type of secret court order to force Google Inc. and small Internet provider Sonic.net Inc. to turn over information from the email accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.