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The WikiLeaks "hourglass leaking earth" logo

The New WikiLeaks IP address:
http://46.59.1.2/

pirate party of canada

Will the PPoC help?


The German Pirate Party stepped up to help:
http://wikileaks.piratenpartei.de/
(Pssst… hey You, Pirate Party of Canada… yeah you guys….
howsabout you step up and offer to host WikiLeaks North America…?)

http://wikileaks.de/

http://wikileaks.fi/

http://wikileaks.nl/

*Note: when the WikiLeaks plug was pulled:

For all the slagging we give Facebook, isn’t it interesting that they kept WikiLeaks up while Amazon et al did not.

Other Good Resources:

Julian Assange speaking at podium at New Media Days 2009

WikiLeaks Central

The Guardian: Julian Assange answers your questions

And if anyone managed to hang onto any doubt about the fact that both WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, personally, are actually under attack, just look at the frequency of attacks on his Wikipedia biography:
Wikipedia: Revision history of Julian Assange

More Good Articles:

TechDirt: Why The Wikileaks Document Release Is Key To A Functioning Democracy

ComputerWorldUK: Simon Says… The Internet’s Voltaire Moment aka: why we need to stand up for Wikileaks even if we hate it

Wikileaks: So, this is what cyberwar looks like

Prosecuting WikiLeaks For Publishing Documents Would Raise Serious Constitutional Concerns, Says ACLU

Of course the ultimate irony is Pravda justifiably criticising US for trying to stifle a free press in Valerie Plame, YES! Wikileaks, NO!

[Dr. Roy Schestowitz directed me to the TED TV interview with Julian Assange which is well worth watching.
As usual, for accessibility I'm hosting an OGG conversion here: Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks
And this is the higher quality YouTube version:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNOnvp5t7Do

[Thanks Roy!]



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Julian Assange at New Media Days 2009 Photo by New Media Days / Peter Erichsen
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  1. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Laurel L. Russwurm, Laurel L. Russwurm. Laurel L. Russwurm said: New Oh #Canada Post … #WikiLeaks Links – http://ur1.ca/2hvkp #JulianAssange #PPoC #Freedom #iamspartacus [...]

  2. [...] #WikiLeaks Links Of course the ultimate irony is Pravda justifiably criticising US for trying to stifle a free press in Valerie Plame, YES! Wikileaks, NO! [...]

  3. [...] #WikiLeaks Links « Oh! Canada [...]

  4. Details regarding the Pirate Party’s current position on this matter can be found here:

    https://www.pirateparty.ca/uncategorized/on-wikileaks

    Thanks for your interest.

    Mikkel Paulson
    Leader
    Pirate Party of Canada

    Mikkel Paulson

    December 5, 2010 at 11:08 pm

  5. Thanks for the response Mikkel. I liked this bit particularly:

    “Democracy, as you are no doubt aware, is a horrendously inefficient system of governance, but it is the only one that can achieve worthwhile results.”
    PPoC: On WikiLeaks

    Laurel L. Russwurm

    December 6, 2010 at 2:14 am

  6. Am writing a thesis on Public Trust in WikiLeaks, the Media and the Government and need to know what your opinions are. The online survey is multiple choice and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Please follow the link: http://www.kwiksurveys.com/?s=ILLLML_9669e09d. Would be great if you would encourage others to do the survey also.

    griffithinsider

    April 18, 2011 at 8:44 pm

  7. [...] The ineffectiveness of black listing has actually been demonstrated when the American government sought to censor WikiLeaks. Removing the domain name from the registry does not remove the IP address. [...]

  8. [...] DMCA has not stopped American digital piracy levels from being far higher than ours.   Thanks to Wikileaks it is no longer an unsubstantiated guess: the Canadian government wants only to pass a Copyright [...]


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