After being held in custody for over 17 months, former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning will finally see the inside of a court as his Article 32 pretrial hearing is scheduled for December 16 at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange has lost another appeal to the February decision by a UK court that he should be extradited to Sweden in order to face possible charges of sexual assault and rape.
It seems that the cat is out of the box. Only a few days after former WikiLeaks staffer Herbert Snorrason refused to say who inadvertently made public the password for the encrypted file containing unredacted US diplomatic cables, some people managed to piece together the various hints dropped by involved parties and track down where it has been published.
Daniel Domscheit-Berg's rationale behind his destruction of some 3,500+ unpublished files was that he had done it because Julian Assange and WikiLeaks could not guarantee the safe handling of the documents and the protection of their sources.
Following WikiLeaks claim that among the 3,500+ unpublished files destroyed by former WikiLeaks member Daniel Domscheit-Berg were a number of highly sensitive documents including five GB of Bank of America documents, the US no-fly list and US intercept arrangements for over a hundred Internet companies, Domscheit-Berg wrote to Wired in order to point out that WikiLeaks is lying about the contents of the deleted files.
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