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Posts Tagged ‘Wikileaks’

Would You Rather Buy Twitter Stock in Lady Gaga or WikiLeaks?

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WikiLeaks Trial Causes Judge to Allow Twitter in UK Courtrooms

WikiLeaks has impacted global diplomatic channels, the media, political reputations and our conception of free speech – and now it’s affecting the law. In a ruling Monday, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Judge declared that Twitter is unlikely to be disruptive to court proceedings, and should be provisionally allowed in the courtroom. This is a direct response to the Twitter fiasco surrounding last week’s bail hearing and appeal for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange.

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WikiLeaks’ Defender “Anonymous” Attacks MasterCard Using Twitter; Gets Banned

Twitter has suspended the original account of the Anonymous group that has been attacking PayPal, MasterCard, Visa and other institutions that pulled support from WikiLeaks. The suspension came right on the heels of the @Anon_Operation (link to suspended page) Twitter account posting a link to MasterCard credit card numbers according to the Huffington Post.
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10 Hilarious Reactions to WikiLeaks on Twitter

The cables being released by WikiLeaks and the legal, political, and financial implications they hold for the world are serious business, but even in light of challenges to democracy we’ve got to be able to laugh a little. Here are ten hilarious reactions to WikiLeaks on Twitter for a little afternoon diversion from all this seriousness.
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Twitter Users Show Support For Wikileaks, Create More Than 500 Mirrors

As its servers were shutdown by Amazon, its accounts removed by PayPal and its domain name taken away by, WikiLeaks turned to the Twitter community to maintain its presence on the web.
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Wikileaks Isn’t A Trending Topic on Twitter: Censorship, Miscalculation, or Just Not Worthy?

Last night, questions erupted in the blogosphere about why #Wikileaks hasn’t yet made it to Twitter’s Worldwide Trends. Some speculated censorship on Twitter’s part, citing similar government intervention as is suspected for Amazon and PayPal’s distancing from Wikileaks. An employee came on record as saying that it was just a result of the algorithm doing its work, and that #Wikileaks wasn’t as popular on Twitter as you’d think. We’ve got the story so far, and we’ll keep you updated as it develops.
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