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Eleven years since WikiLeaks aired the video Collateral Murder, which showed American Apache helicopters gunning down more than a dozen unarmed civilians in Iraq, the founder of the organisation, Julian Assange, is still in prison in Belmarsh in the UK even though a British judge ruled that he should not be extradited to the US to face charges of spying.

Published in Strategy

Claims that servers, built by US company Super Micro Computer — known as Supermicro — have been tampered with and found to be sending data to China for many years, have been aired again by the news agency Bloomberg, more than two years after it made similar claims that were short on proof.

Published in Security

A British judge has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US to face espionage charges, saying the risk that he would commit suicide are too high. Washington has a fortnight to decide whether it wants to appeal against the judgment.

Published in Strategy

Iraq's Informatics and Telecommunications Public Company has selected IP routing technology from Finnish telecommunications equipment provider Nokia to serve as the main backbone for the country's Internet infrastructure.

Published in Networking

The Australian Government has cheerfully forked out $1.2 billion of those green notes to settle a lawsuit in the robodebt case. I think it's a good moment to stop and consider whether some ministers should be told, in strict terms, to avoid taking any initiatives that involve technology.

Published in Open Sauce

What is the value of an Australian passport? I'm sure that this question would have passed through the mind of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, one of the best hackers this country has produced — and I mean that in the original sense, as someone who plays around with software — many times over the years he has spent trying to hide from the US and UK authorities.

Published in Open Sauce

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange turned 49 on Friday. A day later, the country that is his persecutor, marks the 244th birthday of its founding.

Published in Open Sauce

More than 17 years have passed since the US invaded Iraq on the flimsiest of pretexts, with lies about this, that and the other, being used to justify the violation of a sovereign country.

Published in Open Sauce

Researchers from the University of South Australia and Middle Technical University in Baghdad have designed a computer vision system that can distinguish living bodies from the dead from four to eight metres away.

Published in Science

WikiLeaks publisher and founder Julian Assange has been moved to health ward of Belmarsh Prison where he is incarcerated for jumping bail, with the whistleblower organisation expressing "grave concerns" about the state of his health.

Published in Strategy

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has told a court hearing in London that he is unwilling to surrender to be extradited to the US, just a day after he was jailed for 50 weeks for skipping bail in 2012.

Published in Security
Monday, 28 August 2017 21:35

Ericsson’s Virtual EPC sees Iraq deployment

Entering the field of battle to provide end-users better services, Zain Iraq is upgrading its existing network with an Ericsson Virtual Evolved Packet Core.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The US is set to ask Chinese visitors who hold long-term US business or visitor visas to provide social media details when they advise of forthcoming travel to the US.

Published in Security

Citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, who were subject to US travel bans last month, may have to provide their social media passwords if they wish to enter the US.

Published in Security
Monday, 30 January 2017 11:57

Trump bans will hit US tech conferences

Sweeping ban orders on the entry of certain categories of legal US residents and the ban on citizens of seven Arab and African nations from entering the US for residence, could mean that the organisers of several big technology and other conferences will have to rethink whether they will change their hosting locations.

Published in Open Sauce

As Australia's Julian Assange begins a fifth year of life in the Ecuador embassy in London, it looks like Sweden, the country that has accused him of rape, is finally beginning to come around.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 22 December 2011 12:07

Lamo testifies at the Manning Pre-trial

Former hacker, Adrian Lamo has testified as to the veracity and intent of his chat cnversations with 'Bradass87' (presumed to be Bradley Manning).

Published in Technology Regulation

Formal proceedings against accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning will commence at Fort Meade in Maryland on Friday 16th December.

Published in Technology Regulation

Following the Iraq and Afghanistan-focused releases, Wikileaks has made available 251,287 documents derived from communications through diplomatic channels belonging to the US.

Published in Technology Regulation

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