Ecuador will grant political asylum to WikiLeaks supremo Julian Assange, according to unconfirmed reports immediately denied. But the scenarios for Assange are starting to take shape.
WikiLeaks has now teamed with a bankrupt Spanish publisher, a French web upstart and a newspaper accused of bias towards the Assad regime as media partners for the release of 2.4 million Syrian government emails.
Newspapers and other mainstream media organisations are incapable of guaranteeing confidentiality, no matter what claims they make to their sources.
The following is a timeline and summary of the public record of Julian Assange's visit to Sweden, incidents therein, and accusations arising therefrom.
As all-out war erupts on the internet this morning, led by Anonymous, safe to say this issue is a little more complex that framing it in any left/right divide.
James D. Catlin, who acted for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in London back in October, told Crikey that Swedish authorities still haven't provided "powerful exculpatory evidence" -- a series of SMS messages and tweets sent by the women involved -- necessary to obtain an arrest warrant.
As we were mulling over the idea of an editorial about WikiLeaks and the importance of the free flow of information, we stumbled across a media release this morning that captured the essence of the subject far better than we could put it ...
When Daniel Assange reluctantly agreed to talk with me two and a half months ago, his intention was to correct the misrepresentations that had been previously made about him in the media, clarify his often-misinterpreted relationship with his (in)famous father, and then move on with his life, writes freelance writer Nick Johns-Wickberg.
This will not be end of Kevin Rudd’s starring role in the WikiLeaks Canberra cables, writes Luke Miller.
Should the government decide that it wants to pursue action around the 'Cablegate' material, other Australians involved with WikiLeaks may well be liable for prosecution. The most prominent of these is the broadcaster Phillip Adams who is, or was until recently, a member of the advisory board of WikiLeaks.