21 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1411 days. 
 – 851 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1605 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 957 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1703 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Peruvian social organizations which defend the interests of health patients have spoken out against the TPP after the latest draft leak by WikiLeaks.
  • Australia’s 21st Prime Minister Gough Whitlam died at the age of 98. He is mentioned in 106 WikiLeaks documents.
  • In an interview with SvD, filmmaker Michael Moore commented that WikiLeaks “did humanity a huge service”.
  • Reason’s Nick Gillespie spoke about free speech and the role of WikiLeaks during an interview with Spiked.

Julian Assange News:

  • An English PDF is available of Julian Assange’s latest appeal opposing the Swedish arrest warrant.
  • Julian Assange was interviewed in New Scientist about Google, surveillance, and the future of WikiLeaks and the internet.
  • In an interview with ABC 7.30, author Peter Carey discussed Julian Assange, who served as inspiration for his latest book.

20 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1410 days. 
 – 850 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1604 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 956 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1702 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • A WikiLeaks cable shows that the US withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus would not be weaponized. Read the cable here.
  • According to Info Justice’s analysis of the IP chapter leaked by WikiLeaks, the TPP would ban internet TV.
  • In response to the recent TPP leak, Green Party co-leader Russel Norman stated that New Zealanders are being kept in the dark about the trade deal.
  • Journalism professor Christian Christensen wrote an academic article on WikiLeaks and its impact on media reform.
  • A vigil for WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning will be held on October 22 at 5pm outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
  • Verge published an article looking at comments from Julian Assange and tweets from WikiLeaks regarding #GamerGate over the past month.

Julian Assange News:

  • The Svea Court of Appeals posted an update stating it had received an appeal submission from Julian Assange’s legal council. A response by the prosecution is due by October 27.

Jeremy Hammond News:

  • Jeremy Hammond has been placed into solitary confinement. Little information is available, but his support network and lawyers are currently working to reverse this decision.

18 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1408 days. 
 – 848 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1602 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 954 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1700 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Based on the IP chapter leaked by WikiLeaks, a DAP lawmaker and an AIDS group stated that the TPP could make medicines unaffordable for average Malaysians.

Julian Assange News:

  • In his latest appeal, Julian Assange’s lawyers claim that he is under auditory surveillance at the Ecuadorian Embassy.

17 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1407 days. 
 – 847 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1601 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 953 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1699 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Coverage continues of WikiLeaks’ release of the updated Trans-Pacific Partnership IP chapter:
    • Australian National University: Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations
    • Crikey: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: a Halloween horror-show
    • Forbes: Latest TPP Leak Reveals Even Harsher Copyright Rules
    • Guardian: WikiLeaks’ free trade documents reveal ‘drastic’ Australian concessions
    • Medium: No Logo: Brand Bullies, Trade Mark Law, and The Trans-Pacific Partnership
    • Politico: WikiLeaks strikes again for TPP
    • Stuff NZ: Kiwis may be hit by higher medicine costs
    • TechWorld: Australia backs copyright crackdown in TPP
  • WikiLeaks documentary “MEDIASTAN” with a Q&A with Julian Assange will open the Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona on October 22.
  • The Brooklyn Paper interviewed creators of “The Source”, a new multimedia opera about WikiLeaks and Chelsea Manning.

Julian Assange News:

  • In an interview with the Guardian, author Peter Carey spoke about Julian Assange, who was inspiration for his latest book “Amnesia”. He names Assange, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden as “three individuals who in different ways have changed the history of our time”.

16 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1407 days. 
 – 847 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1601 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 953 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1699 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks released an updated version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership IP chapter. WikiLeaks’ press release explains the document and their analysis discusses the country alliances and the attack on affordable cancer treatments. Many news outlets have also coverage the release:
    • ARL: New WikiLeaks of the TPP IP Chapter — Analysis of Copyright Provisions
    • Concurring Opinions: The Leaked TPP: Some notes, and Criminal Copyright
    • DailyDot: The TPP may endanger world health, newly leaked chapter shows
    • EFF: Latest TPP Leak Shows US Still Pushing Terrible DRM and Copyright Term Proposals—and New Threats Arise
    • KEI: New leak of TPP consolidated text on intellectual property provides details of pandering to drug companies and publishers
    • Michael Geist: New TPP Leak: Canada Emerges as Leading Opponent of U.S. Intellectual Property Demands
    • MSF: Response to second WikiLeaks release of Trans-Pacific Partnership text
    • OpenMedia: Leaked draft confirms TPP will censor Internet and stifle Free Expression worldwide
    • Public Citizen: WikiLeaks Publishes TPP Intellectual Property Chapter
    • Public Citizen: The TPP Would Enroll More Online Spies
    • Reuters: Medicine prices at risk under Pacific trade draft-critics
    • RT: WikiLeaks: US pushes to extend drug monopolies in secret proposed trade deal
    • Sydney Morning Herald: Australians may pay more for medicines under trade deal
    • TechDirt: Latest Intellectual Property Chapter Of TPP Agreement Leaked: Would Be A Disaster For Public Health
    • TorrentFreak: Leaked TPP Draft Reveals Tough Anti-Piracy Measures
    • Voxy: Latest leak of TPPA IP text confirms risks for NZ – Professor Jane Kelsey
    • Wall Street Journal: Trade Talk Documents Suggest Access to Medicines May Become Harder
    • ZDNet: Australia seeks cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

Julian Assange News:

  • New York Observer published an in-depth interview with Julian Assange.