WikiLeaks’ “Vault 7” leak reveals the CIA’s dangerous global hacking arsenal. The dump confirms that encrypted messaging apps such as Signal and WhatsApp remain ordinary citizens’ first line of defence against government spying.
Two weeks after promising to respond “at a time and place of our choosing” to Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats. The Russian embassy in London smells “Cold War deja vu”.
In this statement issued on the eve of 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Julian Assange defends WikiLeaks’ publication of the DNC Leaks and the Clinton political campaign and Foundation email leaks (Podesta Emails). “The right to receive and impart true information is the guiding principle of WikiLeaks,” says Assange.
A confidential letter leaked by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals that the CBC and Canada Post could be sold under the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, currently being negotiated by Canada and 11 other countries in Maui, Hawaii.
Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has published the secret draft text of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Financial Services Annex, which covers 50 countries and aims to “further deregulate global financial services markets.”