Assange on the Run: Going Nowhere for Now

Julian Assange

Julian Assange at New Media Days 09 in Copenhagen. Courtesy New Media DaysAssange now has help, but seemingly not enough. He’s surrounded by hostile Brits and a government threatening to storm the Ecuadoran embassy where he’s holed up. Ecuador’s government has granted him political asylum and is calling the Brits’ bluff, pointedly reminding them they’re not a colony and haven’t been for quite a long time. If he does manage to escape and get his feet safely planted on Ecuadoran soil, he has a good chance of being able to […]

Kim Dotcom – ‘Dr. No’ Meets ‘Mars Attacks’

When the feds enlisted the help of New Zealand authorities to arrest Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, I figured there was evidence. I’d forgotten that this is the new USA, where the concept that proof is vital in criminal proceedings seems to have died long ago. This is a fact the New Zealand courts are now realizing, as they delve into the matter of their police’s involvement in the fiasco. They’re also discovering that New Zealand law enforcement was acting on information that could come out of any cold war spy […]

Video: Police State In Anaheim, CA 7/29

Editor’s note: If you’ve been following the news you know that many citizens of Anaheim are unhappy after the police shot and killed an unarmed 25 year old, Manuel Diaz. He was shot in the back of the head while laying face down on the ground after having taken a shot in the leg, also by the police. The next day, Joel Acevedo was shot and killed by the police, after he allegedly fired at them. So far this year, the police have been involved in seven shootings, five of […]