A parting wave.
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Crucially, President Obama has commuted Manning's sentence without pardoning her.
The timing of Chelsea Manning’s commutation further undermines any chance of similar approaches to the situations of Julian Assange or Edward Snowden.
The announcement of Chelsea Manning's commutation raises questions regarding the future of other high-profile leakers, like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
Julian Assange in October this year, celebrating 10 years of Wikileaks from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Martin McKenzie-Murray's recent take-down of Julian Assange and Wikileaks misses the mark in many ways.
Can leaks do more than stoke nationalist fervor?
A former British ambassador to Cuba sees widespread harm in letting WikiLeaks operate from within the Ecuadorian embassy.
The bruising second presidential debate was dominated by accusations of sexual misconduct.
This episode of Race to the White House examines the fallout from the second presidential debate and asks whether the Republican Party can transform itself to remain politically relevant.
Mobile payment services could be affected by the complexity the Trade in Services Agreement creates.
A WikiLeaks release of confidential documents about a multinational trade agreement shows it will add more complexity to trade in services which may cost Australian businesses.
They want you to keep it zipped.
The rise of leaktivism: specialised platforms and organisations that turn data into a weapon to strike at government and corporate power.
‘Et tu Brute?’
Make no mistake: the odds of a palace coup just narrowed slightly.
Julian Assange sought asylum and has remained in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012.
A UN panel has called on the UK and Swedish governments to ensure Julian Assange’s human rights are respected and to compensate him for his time in 'arbitrary' detention.
Assange holds forth at the Ecuadorean embassy.
Can the contentious UN verdict pull Julian Assange out of the world's strangest diplomatic quagmire?
Many people might be in trouble care of the Ashley Madison hack.
If the Ashley Madison hack was an inside job, then it shows that even strong protection against outside attacks isn't necessarily enough to prevent a leak of private data.
Did we miss him?
The statute of limitations is expiring on some of the charges against the Wikileaks founder – but not all of them.
Spying in plain sight.
Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
If you're surprised that the US is spying on France... don't be.
Supporters of Julian Assange mark his 1,000th day in the Ecuadorean embassy in London in March.
A Swedish court decision means Julian Assange will remain confined to the Ecuadorean embassy in London. Like the muckrakers of old, he offends the powerful, but his journalistic cause is just.
Leaked details around a investor-state dispute settlement clause in a major free trade agreement have sparked debate.
AAP Image/NewZulu/Peter Boyle
Despite arguments that a controversial clause in the Transpacific Partnership will not affect sovereignty, governments would be foolish to agreeing to it.
Despite assurances from Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb, the TPP could negatively affect Australian health policy.
The latest part of the TPP to be leaked is its investment chapter. And like almost everything we know about the secretive negotiations for the agreement, it provides plenty of cause for concern.
Up close and personal.
Laura Poitras’s much-anticipated Citizenfour is now on general release. A documentary about the whistleblower Edward Snowden, the film provides an admirable summary of the issues raised by the beginnings…
Speaking to you from an undisclosed location.
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In the last few years, the list of sensitive government information made public as a result of unauthorised disclosures has increased exponentially. But who really benefits from these leaks? While they…
Whatever else motivates Julian Assange’s Wikileaks to use online media to break a court suppression order, it isn’t a respect for justice.
Contrary to twittering by the digerati, the Victorian Supreme Court suppression order revealed by WikiLeaks this week isn’t unprecedented. It isn’t futile, dangerous or an egregious restriction on a supposedly…
The ethical questions raised by publishing material from WikiLeaks are not new, but can come with heightened stakes in the digital age.
The journey of whistleblower website WikiLeaks was traced by, among others, Professor Gerard Goggin, chair of the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. In an analytical narrative…