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Swartz May Have Been a WikiLeaks Source

Organization tweets that he 'assisted' and spoke to Julian Assange

(Newser) - Aaron Swartz may have been a WikiLeaks source, the group said on its Twitter feed over the weekend. In a series of tweets, WikiLeaks said that activist and hacker Swartz, who committed suicide earlier this month while awaiting trial on computer fraud charges, "assisted" the organization and "was... More »

Cyberattack Crashes WikiLeaks

Website back up now: Reuters

(Newser) - WikiLeaks was under cyberattack again last night, according to messages posted on its Twitter feed. The website, which is in the process of releasing thousands more US diplomatic cables, was later brought back online, though some were still unable to access it. Sources have told Reuters that the latest document... More »

Feds Snooping in Our Twitter Account: WikiLeaks

Leakers unseal court order seeking messages, contact info

(Newser) - The US is trying to strong-arm Twitter into forking over WikiLeaks' account details, subpoenaing private messages and contact details alike of Julian Assange and Co., reports the AP. WikiLeaks made the complaint in a statement today, alleging that other US web firms were likewise being ordered to surrender info on... More »

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