Taxing Transparency: Hamburg Authority Deals Blow to WikiLeaks

Taxing Transparency: Hamburg Authority Deals Blow to WikiLeaks

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 13, 2012

The tax authority in the city-state of Hamburg is suddenly playing an important role in determining the future of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. By revoking the tax-exempt status of the site's main financial supporter in Germany for the 2010 calendar year, the authority could place a further strain on the organization's future. By Marcel Rosenbach and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

WikiLeaks: Assange-Unterstützer sollen zahlen

WikiLeaks: Assange-Unterstützer sollen zahlen

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 08, 2012

Die Jagd auf Julian Assange wird verschärft: Sollte sich der WikiLeaks-Gründer bis November nicht der britischen Polizei stellen, müssen neun seiner Unterstützer zahlen. Insgesamt geht um mehr als 100.000 Euro Bürgschaft. mehr... Forum ]

WikiLeaks: Assange will Australiens Regierungschefin verklagen

WikiLeaks: Assange will Australiens Regierungschefin verklagen

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 08, 2012

Der WikiLeaks-Mitbegründer Julian Assange sucht nach einer Möglichkeit, gegen die australische Regierungschefin Julia Gillard zu klagen. Die Politikerin soll WikiLeaks diffamiert und dadurch finanziell geschadet haben. mehr... Forum ]

The World from Berlin: Assange Case Exposes 'International Hypocrisy'

The World from Berlin: Assange Case Exposes 'International Hypocrisy'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 17, 2012

Ecuador may have granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asylum, but it seems unlikely that he will ever make it to the South American country. More to the point, say German commentators, is the fact that both Ecuador and Britain have granted Assange an even larger soap box. more...

WikiLeaks Founder Loses Appeal: UK Court Rules Assange Should Be Extradited

WikiLeaks Founder Loses Appeal: UK Court Rules Assange Should Be Extradited

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 02, 2011

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lost his appeal in London on Wednesday against extradition to Sweden, where he faces rape and sexual assault charges. He has one more court of appeal at his disposal, but the web activist faces a high probability of rejection. more...

The World From Berlin: 'The Principle of WikiLeaks Has Been Destroyed'

The World From Berlin: 'The Principle of WikiLeaks Has Been Destroyed'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 02, 2011

The release of the complete archive of unredacted US State Department diplomatic cables has been condemned by WikiLeaks' previous media partners and has drawn strong criticism from editorialists at major German publications. Some accuse Julian Assange of abusing his power. more...

Leak at WikiLeaks: A Dispatch Disaster in Six Acts

Leak at WikiLeaks: A Dispatch Disaster in Six Acts

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 01, 2011

Some 250,000 diplomatic dispatches from the US State Department have accidentally been made completely public. The files include the names of informants who now must fear for their lives. It is the result of a series of blunders by WikiLeaks and its supporters. By Christian Stöcker more...

Leak at WikiLeaks: Accidental Release of US Cables Endangers Sources

Leak at WikiLeaks: Accidental Release of US Cables Endangers Sources

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 29, 2011

A WikiLeaks file containing the original leaked US State Department cables has inadvertently been released onto the Internet. The documents have not been edited to protect sources, meaning that the lives of informants could be at risk. more...

Assange Battle Escalates: Ex-Wikileaks Spokesman Destroyed Unpublished Files

Assange Battle Escalates: Ex-Wikileaks Spokesman Destroyed Unpublished Files

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 22, 2011

Tensions between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and ex-spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg have escalated. According to information obtained by SPIEGEL, the former deputy destroyed thousands of unpublished documents entrusted to WikiLeaks. The information they contained appears to be lost forever. more...

'I Doubt Domscheit-Berg's Integrity': Top German Hacker Slams OpenLeaks Founder

'I Doubt Domscheit-Berg's Integrity': Top German Hacker Slams OpenLeaks Founder

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 15, 2011

Former WikiLeaks deputy Daniel Domscheit-Berg has been expelled from Germany's top hacker group, the Chaos Computer Club. In an interview, the group's spokesman Andy Müller-Maguhn told SPIEGEL how he lost faith in Domscheit-Berg and his new whistleblowing project OpenLeaks. more...