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Speaker at SDSU to discuss China’s influence

February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS Award-winning photojournalist James Whitlow Delano will address “Chinese Soft Power, WikiLeaks and a Small Amazonian Country” at South Dakota State University next week.
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WikiLeaks in financial trouble; major card companies refuse to process donations

October 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

WikiLeaks, the whistleblower website that has been at the center of some of the world’s most controversial news for the past 18 months, is facing dire economic times, largely, the website says, because Visa, MasterCard and PayPal have refused for more than 10 months to process donations made on its behalf. Continue Reading

WikiLeaks: Breach has exposed unredacted U.S. cables

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said Thursday that its massive archive of unredacted U.S. State Department cables had been exposed in a security breach which it blamed on its one-time partner, Britain’s Guardian newspaper. Continue Reading

Wikileaks site comes under attack

August 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Wikileaks website crashed in an apparent cyberattack after the accelerated publication of tens of thousands of once-secret State Department cables by the anti-secrecy organization raised new concerns about the exposure of confidential U.S. embassy sources. Continue Reading

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WikiLeaks Documents Reveal US/Canada Tensions Over Devils Lake

June 8, 2011 in WDAZ

A reminder of tense relations between the U.S. and Canada over the release of water from flooding Devils Lake surfaced this week with the release of leaked documents.
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Hackers post phony story on PBS website claiming rapper Tupac Shakur alive in New Zealand

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website, posting a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand, and a group that claimed credit for the hacking complained about a recent “Frontline” investigative news program on WikiLeaks. Continue Reading

U.S. ambassador to Mexico quits amid WikiLeaks furor

March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. ambassador to Mexico resigned Saturday amid furor over a leaked diplomatic cable in which he complained about inefficiency and infighting among Mexican security forces in the campaign against drug cartels. Continue Reading

Army charges WikiLeaks suspect with ‘aiding enemy’

March 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An Army private suspected of leaking hundreds of thousands of sensitive and classified documents to the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group was charged Wednesday with aiding the enemy, a crime that can bring the death penalty or life in prison. Continue Reading

WikiLeaks: U.S. demanding our Twitter account info

January 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. officials have issued a subpoena to demand details about WikiLeaks’ Twitter account, according to court documents obtained Saturday. WikiLeaks says other American Internet companies may also have been ordered to hand over information about its activities. Continue Reading

Publisher confirms Julian Assange book deal

December 27, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

New York publishing house Alfred A. Knopf confirmed today that it had struck a deal with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to bring out his autobiography.
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