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“Don’t Worry, It’s Only Metadata”: US Government Lies About Effectiveness of Metadata Collection by FBI/NSA

We’ve been doing a lot of websurfing today, and we found a couple of excellent bits of research related to the NSA’s telephone metadata collection – a mass surveillance program that the Gestapo or KGB would have died for – that is being run by the US versions of those fine organizations: the NSA and … Continue reading

Update on Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago’s Membership Numbers

It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the vast sea of apathy that exists in the working class intellectual wasteland that exists here in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.  The utter lack of any serious working-class opposition to the continuing massive assaults on the trade union movement in Chicago continues unabated.  The unionized … Continue reading

WikiLeaks Creates Database of 2 Million US State Department Cables in New “Public Library of U.S. Diplomacy””

On the 8th of April, 2013, at a nearly empty National Press Club in Washington D.C.,  WikiLeaks Julian Assange announced announced that the group had created a new, searchable database of over 1.7 million “formerly confidential” U.S. State Department cables they dubbed  “The WIKILEAKS Public Library of US Diplomacy” or “PLUSD”. These documents – many … Continue reading

Transcript: Bradley Manning’s Partial Guilty Plea, 28 February, 2013

This transcript was posted on the Bradley Manning Support Network’s website yesterday.  It is a “rush transcript” produced by Alexa O’Brien.  Thanks to both; FREE BRADLEY MANNING! – Friends of WikiLeaks, Chicago *********************************   http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/update-3113-bradley-mannings-statement-taking-responsibility-for -releasing-docs Update 3/1/13: Bradley Manning’s statement taking responsibility for releasing docs February 28, 2013. Rush transcript by Alexa O’Brien, originally … Continue reading

New Jeremy Hammond Essay: “On Aaron Swartz and the Criminalization of Digital Dissent”

This is  a new essay written by imprisoned US political activist Chicagoan Jeremy Hammond – outrageously thrown into solitary confinement by his jailers – who faces up to 30 years in prison for the non-crime of allegedly exposing the crimes of the US government and its hired flunkeys due to his alleged involvement in the … Continue reading

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