Democracy Now has an interview with Julian Assange, speaking from inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has been holed up for about six months. Assange speaks about his new book, "Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet," about the EU ruling that credit card companies did not commit a crime in blocking payment to Wikileaks. And, Bradley Manning's pre-trial hearing.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States, a London court today ruled. The judge decided that Assange's health is at risk there: "The U.S. will not prevent Mr. Assange from finding a way to commit suicide." District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that while US prosecutors met the tests for Mr Assange… READ THE REST
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been fighting extradition from London to the US, where he's been charged under the Espionage Act for publishing classified information. According to NBC News, Assange's lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, presented a statement on his behalf to a London court this week: Assange's lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, said she saw then-Rep. Dana Rohrabacher,… READ THE REST
Asked today by the presiding judge whether he consents to be extradicted to the U.S. on espionage charges, Julian Assange said "No." The district judge Vanessa Baraitser commented: "That was the response I was anticipating." There were no opening statements by either parties. The indictment says Assange and WikiLeaks "repeatedly sought, obtained, and disseminated information… READ THE REST
Look, not everyone can be a writer, and there's no shame if you're one of the many who has made peace with the fact that sterling prose just isn't in your wheelhouse. However, that realization doesn't absolve you or your business of the consequences. Whether you're a wordsmith or not, someone has to craft a… READ THE REST
Backing up everything you save on your phone or tablet seems like it should be an incredibly easy process. However, anybody who's actually done can attest that it seldom happens smoothly. To have enough space to back things up, users usually need to pay for an expensive cloud storage option, which also requires a stable… READ THE REST
If you're a creative type who is always thinking about creating and customizing your own looks and styles, you've probably thought about heat transfer before. The process of transferring ink-based designs onto your favorite fabric is so simple that you have to wonder, "Why don't I make my own shirts, tote bags, and hats myself?"… READ THE REST