Is WikiLeaks more accountable than democracy?

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange believes his organization is more accountable than democratically elected governments as its very existence depends on the public for financial support.

35 arrested at pro-WikiLeaks rally

Police clad in full riot gear arrested 35 protestors rallying outside a US Marine Corp base in support of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.

WikiLeaks cables suggest jeopardized seismic safety at Japan’s power plants

Thanks to the nuclear disaster in Japan, blame is now being thrown at government officials via WikiLeaks cables.

Assange: Internet is the "greatest spying machine"

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange recently warned that the Internet was the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen."

Feds ditch First Amendment in WikiLeaks Twitter probe

A federal judge has ruled the US government can subpoena records from Twitter to assist in an ongoing criminal investigation of WikiLeaks.

Wikileaks - but not Assange - nominated for Nobel peace prize

Wikileaks is on the list of nominees for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize - but with 240 other contenders, the competition will be fierce.

Assange loses fight against extradition

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden, a judge has ruled.

Judge hears arguments over release of Wikileaks' Twitter records

The US Justice Department appeared in an Alexandria Federal Court yesterday to defend demands for the Twitter records of three associates of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Anonymous claims security firms plotted against Wikileaks

Hacking group Anonymous has released tens of thousands more private emails from security company HBGary, which it claims has been plotting with government agencies to attack Wikileaks.

OpenLeaks goes live - because someone leaked it

OpenLeaks - the breakaway whistle-blowing site created by defectors from Wikileaks - has gone live.

Wikileaks gets banking data from Swiss accounts

A former Swiss banker has handed over the data from 2,000 accounts to Wikileaks head Julian Assange. The accounts supposedly belong to powerful, well-known people.

Cybercrime writer mysteriously disappears in Bulgaria

Sometimes the media feels untouchable when it comes to talking about sensitive subjects. But what happens when the criminals you write about make you a target?

Treasury says NO to anti-WikiLeaks Republican

The US Department of the Treasury has refused to add WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to a list of sanctioned countries and individuals.

WikiLeaks gives Republicans the finger

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has harshly criticized calls by the Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security committee to enforce an embargo against the controversial organization.

Twitter ordered to hand over Wikileaks account information

The Department of Justice has served Twitter with a subpoena seeking detiled information on the accounts of Julian Assange and other Wikileaks members and supporters.

Watch staff to prevent more leaks, says White House

In the wake of the Wikileaks scandal, the White House is telling agencies to launch programs to ferret out disgruntled staffers who might be tempted to follow Bradley Manning's lead. And it's got some pretty broad criteria.

FBI launches Anonymous crackdown

FBI agents participating in a crackdown against Anonymous activists have confiscated computer equipment and copied data from at least two businesses.

4chan downed by DDoS attack

Unknown digital assailants managed to down 4chan for an extended period of time on Tuesday.


The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has formed a WikiLeaks task force under the auspices of a rather amusing acronym: WTF.

Apple says no to WikiLeaks

If this month wasn't already bad enough for WikiLeaks, things may have just gotten worse for the controversial organization.