27 January 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1145 days. 
 - 585 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1339 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 691 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1222 days.


WikiLeaks News: 
  • An article in The Asia-Pacific Journal analyses the TPP environment chapter released by WikiLeaks, focusing on how it will affect Japan.
  • Russell & Bromley has released a shoe and bag called "WIKILEAK", which they say is a "silly pun" off of the material perforated leather, "imitating wicker (Wiki) and would not contain water (leak)". It is unsure whether this will cause any copyright controversey.
  • The New York Times editor Jill Abramson was interviewed on Talk to Al Jazeera where she stated that she views both Edward Snowden and Julian Assange/WikiLeaks as "very good source[s]".
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Michael Ratner wrote an article on President Obama's recent speech on NSA reforms saying that Obama's comments framed NSA surveillance as "patriotic".
  • A new US Army poster advocating OPSEC pictures a man in a Guy Fawkes mask with the caption, "TERRORISTS and SPIES are on the web... don't be an easy target!"
  • Writer Micah Sifry spoke on "What Swartz, Lessig, Assange & Snowden have to teach us" at the international conference "As Darkness Falls" in Berlin.