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August 9, 2013

Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks breach did in fact help al Qaeda operatives, a prosecution witness said Thursday.

Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks breach did in fact help al Qaeda operatives, a prosecution witness said Thursday.
 
Perhaps the thing determining whether or not Manning is in big trouble or really big trouble is whether or not any of the 700,000+ documents he turned over to transparency advocate site WikiLeaks actually compromised national security in a way that jeopardized American lives.

December 16, 2010

"I hope to continue my work and continue to protest my innocence in this matter and to reveal as we get it -- which we have not yet -- the evidence from these allegations," Assange said on the steps of the High Court where he was greeted by a media scrum.

"I hope to continue my work and continue to protest my innocence in this matter and to reveal as we get it -- which we have not yet -- the evidence from these allegations," Assange said on the steps of the High Court where he was greeted by a media scrum.

Assange and his lawyers insist that moves to extradite him from Britain to Sweden to face questioning over allegations he sexually assaulted two women are politically motivated.

December 15, 2010

Swiss authorities are investigating if the banking arm of Swiss Post violated secrecy rules by divulging that it had closed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's account, media reported on Sunday.

Swiss authorities are investigating if the banking arm of Swiss Post violated secrecy rules by divulging that it had closed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's account, media reported on Sunday.

"We are investigating if, in relation to the Postfinance press statement, there has been punishable action," Hermann Wenger, examining magistrate of the Bern-Mittelland region, told SonntagsZeitung.

But Postfinance spokesman Marc Andrey said there had been no violation of secrecy rules.

December 13, 2010

MI5 has said that it is prepared to hand over sensitive files on one of the most high-profile murders during the Northern Ireland Troubles carried out by loyalist gunmen working with members of the British security forces.

May 24, 2010

Law Society president Robert Heslett has announced his support for a unique initiative which involves developing a co-ordination centre for pro bono privacy advice, advocacy and legal action to uphold the rule of law and the rights of the individual against injustices caused by the use of oppressive surveillance technologies in the UK and abroad.

May 10, 2010

Certified Digital Security (CDS), exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe for the first time later this month, is set to unveil its exciting new breakthrough version 3 data security process.

With digital security a key issue for all organisations, from SMEs through to large multinationals, CDS offers an assured and standardised system for developing a secure infrastructure that is affordable, adaptable and recognisable.

It is the only company throughout Europe that provides such an objective and simple-to-use security certification system, allowing organisations to showcase themselves to contractors as security conscious and protected from risks.