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Ecuador grants Julian Assange asylum in dramatic standoff

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Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The decision comes almost two months after the world-famous whistleblower came to the country’s embassy in London seeking protection. “We have decided to grant political asylum to Mr. Assange,” said Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino. “We can state that he …

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Assange to start Wikileaks party, run for Australian Senate

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he intends to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in next year’s federal election and will announce the formation of a WikiLeaks party. He made the announcement from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been living in the embassy for the past …

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UK threatens to “assault” Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest Assange

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British authorities have “warned” Ecuador that they could raid its embassy and arrest Julian Assange if he is not handed over. The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister responded by saying such a move would be a “flagrant violation” of international law. Ecuador received a “direct” threat from the authorities in London that …

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Wind power generates 140% of Denmark’s electricity demand

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So much power was produced by Denmark’s windfarms on Thursday that the country was able to meet its domestic electricity demand and export power to Norway, Germany and Sweden. On an unusually windy day, Denmark found itself producing 116% of its national electricity needs from wind turbines yesterday evening. By 3am on …

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Pirate Bay co-founder plans surveillance-free messaging app

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The co-founder and former spokesperson of the file-sharing site Pirate Bay Peter Sunde is working on a new iPhone and Android messaging application that will allow the users to protect their conversations from spying. The application called Hemlis – ‘secret’ in Swedish – utilizes end-to-end encryption to make sure that …

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Assange’s WikiLeaks Party opens for membership in Australia

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne. Julian Assange’s new political party is open for membership, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter on Saturday. The party must enlist 500 dues-paying members to officially register with the Australian Electoral …

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Assange will run for Australian Senate in 2013

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in 2013, it has been confirmed on Wednesday. It is not yet clear how he will escape from London’s Ecuadorean embassy. WikiLeaks representative Kristinn Hrafnsson confirmed to RT that Julian Assange will run for a seat …

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Old ‘The Pirate Bay’ site seized by FBI, tracks IP address

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Anonymous says, “The Pirate Bay has a new domain! Old domain compromised.” Yes, the pirate bay is back after two months, as promised, they have come back on the 1st of February, 2015 under a new domain ‘.ac’. Last year, in December, The Pirate Bay’s servers were raided by Swedish police …

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Ecuador may consider political asylum for Syria’s Assad

After granting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum, Ecuador may consider doing the same for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle, if he asks for it. Speaking to Brazilian daily Folha de Sao Paulo, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said, “Any person who requests asylum in Ecuador, we …

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Avast! UK High Court orders The Pirate Bay blocked

In a battle over copyright law, the UK High Court has ruled that popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay must be blocked by British Internet service providers. “Sites like The Pirate Bay destroy jobs in the UK and undermine investment in new British artists,” the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) said …

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Julian Assange’s case: the full story

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Julian Assange has been vindicated because the Swedish case against him was corrupt. The prosecutor, Marianne Ny, obstructed justice and should be prosecuted. Her obsession with Assange not only embarrassed her colleagues and the judiciary but exposed the Swedish state’s collusion with the United States in its crimes of war …

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The global ‘War on Cash’: a country by country guide

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Hang The Bankers readers will be no stranger to the war on cash. However James Corbett from the Corbett Report has made some excellent videos discussing it, conducted interviews about it, written articles examining it and dissected it on the radio. The war has been waged through mainstream propaganda outlets, TV advertisements and even children’s games. We’ve heard cash is dirtied by drug dealing, tarnished …

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Google fails to delete street view data

Google Inc. says “human error” prevented it from destroying all the private data its Street View vehicles collected in the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Austria and Australia. In its letter to the UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the search giant reported Friday …

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Australia prepping ‘contingency plan’ for Assange US extradition

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Australian officials have confirmed that the country’s diplomatic mission in Washington has been prepareing for Julian Assange’s possible extradition to the US, but called it “contingency planning.” The country’s authorities say there is nothing unusual in the move, as the must be ready for all eventualities. “The embassy is doing …

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Iceland denies aid to FBI in WikiLeaks investigation

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Iceland refused to cooperate with an FBI investigation into WikiLeaks two years ago. The Icelandic Interior Minister said he ordered police to cease contact with the FBI, and made it clear their presence was not “well-seen” in Iceland. Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson informed the AP of his displeasure upon discovering …

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The War on Cash advances

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The War on Cash is advancing on all fronts. One region that has hogged the headlines with its war against physical currency is Scandinavia. Sweden became the first country to enlist its own citizens as largely willing guinea pigs in a dystopian economic experiment: negative interest rates in a cashless …

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Russia urges UN climate report to include geoengineering (aka chemtrails)

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Russia is pushing for next week’s landmark UN climate science report to include support for controversial technologies to geoengineer the planet’s climate, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. As climate scientists prepare to gather for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Stockholm to present the most authoritative state of climate …

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