If the Internet was walking around in public, it would look and act a lot like...– from this weird-o article.
Cento (from the 2009-07-16 Cable from Karl...
flapjacksal: I was able to refocus the conversation as we discussed commitment to continuing our close partnership I outlined what the I seeking from the relationship: meaningful progress, security, sanctuary, investment. Karzai agreed there had been a dramatic reduction in efforts. I welcomed such a statement, noting a recent engagement. It was clear even at that time, trouble was brewing. I...
InDigest Wants You to Write a Cento Based on the...
Friends, whistle-blowers, readers, bloggers, drunkards, past contributors to InDigest, Whether or not you think Wikileaks has further endangered fragile U.S. diplomatic relations around the world, whether or not you believe Julian Assange sexually assaulted two women in Sweden, whether or not you think Amazon’s refusal to continuing hosting wikileaks is gutless and cowardly, whether or not you...
Scientific Journalism Poem
flapjacksal: When Wikileaks enters my dream, it doesn’t look like the planet melting into a new formation. Information is a cloud, which keeps spelling the readable characters: the faces. Reporters say Julian looks even paler and more tired. I understand this. Bradley Manning in spending 23 hours a day in solitary while his photo is everywhere, smiling. He’s been a model detainee for seven...
from the Guardian's Letters to the Editor
“Many women in both Sweden and Britain will wonder at the unusual zeal with which Julian Assange is being pursued for rape allegations (Report, 8 December). Women in Sweden don’t fare better than we do in Britain when it comes to rape. Though Sweden has the highest per capita number of reported rapes in Europe and these have quadrupled in the last 20 years, conviction rates have...
"a government or company that wanted to take... →
A great article from June’s New Yorker
Julian Assange's Personal Blog PRIOR to WikiLeaks? →
Real? Not real? I have no idea. Regardless, not as entertaining as his OKCupid profile from 2006.
likes spunk, bravery He is Danger Achtung and Douchebag with a cause by Daniel Angello
Questions for the Cloud
flapjacksal: (rough draft) Q Is there some law against sharing something somebody tells you if somebody else would be interested? Q What if every someone was a government? Q Mister government, can I call you somebody, the way you insist on calling your every secret email a cable? Q Is it a secret what makes the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network secret? Q Are the routers...
WikiLeaks Reveals That Military Contractors Have... →
noideasbut: Two women say Julian Assange raped them. Diplomatic cables say contractors in Afghanistan bought boys for one night or longer. Julian, I can’t root for you because I see men on both sides playing war games and playing with each other. But you’re also our best bet. As for the hackers who took down Visa and Mastercard and PayPal – I wish it were easier to know what to build. Like how to...
Julian Assange's real (!) OKCupid Profile →
“Passionate and often pig-headed activist intellectual seeks siren for love affair, children and occasional criminal conspiracy.” eat yr heart out.