In Iceland, Wikileaks has won a victory against a financial blockade on donations. "The court upheld a district court's ruling that MasterCard's local partner, Valitor, illegally ended its contract with Wikileaks," reports BBC News.
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
For any companies or individuals who fear being hacked by malevolent cybercriminals, there's some good news… and some bad news. According to an annual M-Trends report on cyber attacks, companies are spotting intrusions on their networks a lot faster than in the past. Last year, it took an average of 56 days from a first incursion… READ THE REST
If you're looking for a demarcation point between people who have a kitchen and people who actually use their kitchen, a quality blender might be a solid way of telling the difference between the two. For those whose culinary abilities don't go far beyond microwave popcorn and frozen pizza, there's likely little reason to even devote… READ THE REST
We're all looking for home furnishings that come with extra gear. Of course, we want basic functionality or a certain decorative flair for that coffee table or piece of wall art or those window coverings that we bring into our home. But every once in a while, we run across a home furnishing item that… READ THE REST