Julian Assange

WikiLeaks

Activist Publishes 11,000 Private DMs Between Wikileaks and Its Supporters

Emma Best, a freedom of information activist, has published a large cache of Twitter direct messages between Wikileaks and some of its most fervent supporters, including ones showing antisemitic sentiment from Wikileaks.
Joseph Cox
7.30.18
Vault 7

WikiLeaks Shares Alleged Diaries of Accused CIA Leaker Joshua Schulte

The secret-spilling organization posted a series of first-person missives allegedly written by Joshua Schulte. The undated letters chronicle Schulte’s arrest and time in jail.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.19.18
Vault 7

Alleged CIA Leaker Tweeted That Chelsea Manning ‘Should Be Executed’

Joshua Schulte posted a a series of tweets criticizing Chelsea Manning in 2010, when he was working at the CIA, and she had been identified as the source of WikiLeaks’ Afghanistan and Iraq War Logs.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.16.18
Vault 7

Feds Raid Apartment of Suspected CIA Leaker, Find 10,000 Images of Child Porn

Former CIA and NSA agent Joshua Schulte is being prosecuted on child porn-related charges, but not on charges related to allegedly leaking the "Vault 7" hacking tools to Wikileaks.
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.15.18
WikiLeaks

Ecuador Cut Off Julian Assange’s Internet For His Political Tirades on Twitter

The founder of WikiLeaks has been offline for a few hours after Ecuador suspended his internet access.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.28.18
taking the fight offline

Wikileaks Docs Show How the CIA Allegedly Infected Offline Computers

There’s sometimes a way around an air-gap.
Joseph Cox
6.22.17
WikiLeaks

The Man Who Made the Mistake of Trying to Help Wikileaks

In his first interview, former US government lab worker Jason Scott Katz tells Motherboard about how trying to decrypt one file led to an FBI raid, losing his job, moving to Iceland, and founding the Pirate Party there.
Kim Zetter
5.23.17
WikiLeaks

Sweden Is Dropping Its Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder still faces an arrest warrant in the UK.
Kim Zetter
5.19.17
Where Do You Think You're Going

London Police Say They're Still Obligated to Arrest Assange

On Friday, Swedish prosecutors said they dropped their preliminary rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. But that doesn't mean he can just leave the embassy.
Joseph Cox
5.19.17
Julian Assange

New WikiLeaks Documentary ‘Risk’ Tries and Fails to Make a Point About Misogyny

Laura Poitras can’t quite seem to pull together the threads of sexual assault allegations against Julian Assange and Jacob Appelbaum in her newest film.
Sarah Jeong
5.8.17
Mistakes Were Made

Wikileaks' Cache of Alleged CIA Files Includes Unredacted Names

Although Wikileaks has redacted portions of the cache, and explained why, some names can be found in the dump.
Joseph Cox
3.9.17
Opinion

Wikileaks Is Bad, Anonymous Intelligence Officials Are Worse

Astroturfing is bad, period.
Jordan Pearson
1.6.17