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Facebook now worth $50 billion!

Facebook now worth $50 billion!

03.01.11 – 4:05 pm Business, Featured, Law, Tech
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Facebook hits the world's headlines today with its new cash: The popular social networking site has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor at a $50 billion valuation, the New York Times' Dealbook reports. What should Facebook do with its new cash? Many things, for sure. They will have more firepower "to steal ...


Wikileaks hits Indonesia

Wikileaks hits Indonesia

13.12.10 – 6:16 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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An Indonesian minister said there were over 3,000 documents about Indonesia on Wikileaks website, The Jakarta Post reports. Communications and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring's team was currently retrieving and learning the documents -- which include information on the J.W. Marriot bombings, riots in Papua and Indonesian military activities. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s own 'version' of WikiLeaks called IndoLeaks, ...


OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

10.12.10 – 10:18 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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Some Wikileakers are leaving --due to the organization's objectives, Julian Assange's leadership issue and personal problems-- and will launch new project called "OpenLeaks" on Monday. Unlike WikiLeaks, OpenLeaks will not receive and publish information directly for the public eye. OpenLeaks intends to establish itself as a neutral intermediary ”without a political agenda except from the dissemination of ...


Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

09.12.10 – 7:33 am Featured, Law, Media, Tech
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Looks like Wikileaks accounts on Facebook and Twitter are safe so far, but Anonymous' Operation PayBack account appears to have been suspended from both services. 4chan-based group ‘Anonymous’ is a major supporter for Julian Assange's whistleblowers organization. The movement describes itself as "an ongoing campaign by Anonymous against major anti-piracy & anti-freedom entities". From its Twitter account, ...


Wikileaks strikes back, powered by 4chan’s hordes

Wikileaks strikes back, powered by 4chan’s hordes

08.12.10 – 6:39 pm Featured, Law, Media, Tech
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The latest in the WikiLeaks drama:  4chan-based group 'Anonymous’ has successfully taken down the website of Mastercard.com following the attacks to Paypal and Swiss bank PostFinance, which have both refused service to Julian Assange's Wikileaks.  [But the operation is still alive thanks to Flattr, a small startup created by Peter Sunde (@brokep), one of the ...


Twitter, Facebook won’t block Wikileaks, for now

Twitter, Facebook won’t block Wikileaks, for now

07.12.10 – 4:28 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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Twitter denied that it is censoring WikiLeaks from its list of trending topics, while Facebook says the Wikileaks Facebook Page does not violate their content standards. Looks like Wikileaks accounts on both social networking services are safe --at least, for now. Wikileaks has more than 400,000 followers on Twitter and the Wikileaks page on Facebook ...


BREAKING: Prita Mulyasari cleared of all charges

29.12.09 – 4:40 am Law
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Prita Mulyasari has been cleared of criminal defamation charges by Tangerang District Court on Tuesday in the case brought against her by doctors from Omni Hospital. The judge, Arthur Harnewa, delivered the verdict and said that Prita’s good name would now be restored. All charges against her have now been dropped. Currently pregnant with her third child, ...


The Prita saga: Let’s collect coins!

The Prita saga: Let’s collect coins!

05.12.09 – 1:04 pm Law
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Just two days after she lost an appeal in the Banten High Court over a civil defamation suit brought against her by Omni hospital, Prita Mulyasari, a mother of two, has been ordered to pay fines the Rp 204 million ($21,600). Started yesterday, initiated by several online communities, an eloquent movement called "coins for Prita" has ...






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