Posts Tagged ‘Julian Assange’

Shortly before he became a household name around the world as a whistleblower, Edward Snowden answered a comprehensive list of questions. They originated from Jacob Appelbaum, 30, a developer of encryption and security software. Appelbaum provides training to international human rights groups and journalists on how to use the Internet anonymously.

Appelbaum first became more broadly known to the public after he spoke on behalf of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a hacker conference in New York in 2010. Together with Assange and other co-authors, Appelbaum recently released a compilation of interviews in book form under the title “Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet.”…

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No box office smash, “We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks,” captured the No. 4 spot in last week’s most pirated movies roster, compiled by TorrentFreak, a news site covering all things torrent-related. As of June 16, 2013, the $2 million movie about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, directed by documentarian Alex Gibney for Universal Studios, has made a paltry $158,600 in U.S. ticket sales, according to…

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