WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and has requested political asylum, officials and WikiLeaks said Tuesday.
CNN's Atika Shubert updates the legal and media swirl around WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to debut a talk show, "The World Tomorrow," on Russia's state-funded television network next week.
The private intelligence firm Stratfor called the release of some of its e-mails by WikiLeaks a "deplorable, unfortunate -- and illegal -- breach of privacy."
The website WikiLeaks has begun releasing what it says are 5 million e-mails from the private intelligence company Stratfor, starting with a company "glossary" that features unflattering descriptions of U.S. government agencies.
Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who is suspected of leaking hundreds of thousands of secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, will be court-martialed on charges that could lead to a sentence of life in prison, the Army said Friday in a statement.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke to demonstrators at Occupy London on Saturday.
WikiLeaks announced that it was temporarily stopping publication Monday to "aggressively fundraise" in order to stay afloat.
Twitter was abuzz Thursday with the death of Apple visionary Steve Jobs but another topic was gathering steam as the day progressed. Who will win this year's coveted Nobel Peace Prize?
WikiLeaks threw open the doors Friday to its archive of more than a quarter million secret U.S. diplomatic cables, unfiltered and unedited, exposing and possibly endangering confidential diplomatic sources.
More than 250,000 secret U.S. diplomatic cables are now available in full and unfiltered online, exposing scores of U.S. diplomatic sources and informants that were meant to be protected often for their own safety, according to the website WikiLeaks.
CNN's Atika Shubert takes a look at the recent flood of WikiLeaks cable releases onto the Internet.
A torrent of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks has been published in the last few days, with at least 170 of them naming sources whose identity was meant to be protected, according to an analysis of the documents by CNN.
Media activist Rebecca MacKinnon talks about the struggle for freedom and control in cyberspace.
Wael Ghonim, Google executive by day, secret Facebook activist by night, famously declared right after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down in February: "If you want to liberate a society just give them the Internet."
Anonymous, the hacker collective that supports whistleblower site WikiLeaks, posted an "official communique" to PayPal and its customers on Tuesday, urging people to close their accounts with the online payment service.
While investigating a recent story about the geopolitical battle for natural resources in the Arctic, I searched for unfiltered, candid dialogue on the issue.
For more, watch CNN's "WikiWars: The Mission of Julian Assange" at 8p/11p ET Sunday, July 12.
Computer hackers who promise "high-quality entertainment at your expense" claimed to have taken down the Central Intelligence Agency website in support of WikiLeaks, but on Thursday the website appeared to be operating normally.
In this excerpt from CNN's documentary "Wikiwars," CNN's Kaj Larsen explores one of the most controversial leaks.
A friend and leading supporter of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning said Wednesday he refused to testify before a grand jury, citing his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.
In the latest WikiLeaks dump of classified government documents, hundreds of risk-assessment files on Guantanamo Bay detainees tell a "he said, he said" story of terror plots considered and potentially planned as a follow-up to the 9/11 attacks.
Wikileaks is releasing classified military documents detailing information obtained from Guantanamo detainees.
WikiLeaks' latest release of secret documents provides details on the behavior and treatment of detainees being held at the U.S. Navy's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
As WikiLeaks pulls out all the stops for fundraising, CNN's Atika Shubert breaks down the organization's finances.
Two civil liberties groups have squared off against the government as investigators probing the WikiLeaks scandal seek to gain access to Twitter records.
A U.S. lawmaker said he requested Friday a visit with the Army soldier accused of leaking classified documents to the WikiLeaks website.
A Norwegian politician said he has nominated WikiLeaks for a Nobel Peace Prize, citing the website's contribution to "democracy and freedom of speech" worldwide.
WikiLeaks announced on its site that it will hold its first interactive town hall Feb. 1 and asked for the public's questions in email and Tweets. The group also posted an appeal for organizations to help them disseminate leaks.
The author of "How to Run the World: Charting a Course" talks to CNN's Errol Barnett about politics and globalization.
Since the WikiLeaks scandal exploded at the end of last year, many commentators have declared this episode marks "the end of diplomacy." Nonsense.
WikiLeaks discs on Swiss banks renew interest on transparency, accountability and responsibility in business practices.
U.S. officials have subpoenaed information on the social media website Twitter about Julian Assange and several other prominent supporters of WikiLeaks, an Icelandic lawmaker named in documents said Saturday.
Nearly a half-century ago, the public was riveted by the release of confidential and classified U.S. documents, the Pentagon Papers, and later by the private exchanges that President Nixon had secretly taped at the White House.
As 2010 draws to a close, we who report on the ever-evolving digital space have been given the perfect backdrop for looking back at the year that was and the year ahead.
A Norwegian daily newspaper has been given access to the 250,000 or so classified diplomatic cables held by WikiLeaks, the publication's managing editor told CNN on Thursday.
Lawmakers heard Thursday from legal scholars and others as they considered potential legislation that could be used to keep classified information from appearing on websites such as WikiLeaks.
Police arrested more than a hundred protesters during an anti-war demonstration outside the White House fence Thursday.
Computer hackers who support WikiLeaks release a do-it-yourself hacking tool so others can replicate the cyber attacks.
A computer-game parody of the much-talked-about WikiLeaks saga has made a splash online.
In August, Activists rallied outside a Marine Corps base in Virginia, where Pvt. Bradley Manning is being held.
The U.S. Air Force is denying its personnel access to websites carrying documents released by WikiLeaks, including those of some news organizations, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Arguing that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has "weakened the organization," a newly organized rival to the website known for leaking official secrets says it will launch Monday.
The future has arrived in the form of a virtual political network that could have stepped out of a dystopian William Gibson piece of science fiction. "We are everywhere, we are everyone. We are Anonymous," boasted a member of Anonymous, the self-appointed defenders of WikiLeaks and of Internet freedom, in an online interview earlier this week with the Economist.
CNN's Ali Velshi and Richard Quest spar over "hacktivists'" response to the WikiLeaks scandal.
Like a momentary glitch on a flat-panel display, the attacks by hackers calling themselves "Anonymous" came and went. Visa, PayPal, MasterCard and Amazon report no significant damage, and business goes on as usual. The corporations acting to cut off WikiLeaks remain safe.
It's too late to stop WikiLeaks from publishing thousands more classified documents, nabbed from the Pentagon's secret network.
If you think there's a group of nerdish hackers somewhere hunched over their computers launching cyberattacks 24-7 on companies that have refused service to WikiLeaks, you're wrong.
CNN's Atika Shubert reports on WikiLeaks' latest release of lists of sites and facilities key to U.S. interests.
Supporters of WikiLeaks were criticizing Amazon.com on Thursday for refusing to host the controversial site while apparently profiting from a book about it.
Australia's Seven Network sat down with Julian Assange's stepfather for an exclusive interview.
Computer hackers supporting WikiLeaks shifted targets Thursday from Amazon to PayPal, they said, as Dutch authorities announced an arrest in connection with hacker attacks on the websites of MasterCard and Visa.
One of Julian Assange's lawyers says the contents of his encrypted file have been exaggerated.
Media outlets and a Twitter feed this week lobbed a controversial term into the public debate about cyber attacks over WikiLeaks:
CNN's Brian Todd investigates claims that Visa and MasterCard are under cyber attack from supporters of Julian Assange.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is put on Interpol's most-wanted list, but where is he? CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
U.S. agencies have warned some employees that reading the classified State Department documents released by WikiLeaks puts them at risk of losing their jobs. But what about students considering jobs with the federal government? Do they jeopardize their chances by reading WikiLeaks?
Both Facebook and Twitter have closed accounts corresponding to Anonymous, a formerly 4chan-linked group organizing a string of DDoS attacks on organizations that refuse to work with WikiLeaks.
Though its founder is cooling his heels in a London jail and major credit-card firms have refused to process its donations, the website WikiLeaks continued to trickle out documents from its vast cache of sensitive U.S. diplomatic cables Wednesday.
Australia's foreign minister put the blame for the release of tens of thousands of pages of diplomatic cables and military information through WikiLeaks squarely on the United States Wednesday.
WikiLeaks' editor is in jail and awaiting extradition. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is arrested on sex-crime allegations. A panel of experts debate the implications.
The release of secret documents by WikiLeaks has had a negative impact on Defense Department operations as people and governments hold back information, fearing their identities will be revealed, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
The posting of 92,000 documents on WikiLeaks about the war in Afghanistan represents a triumph for what I like to call "data journalism."
An Army private suspected of leaking classified material is transferred to a Marine Corps brig.
Revelations about Iran contained in secret diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks are nothing more than fabrications designed to pave the way for U.S. actions against the country, according to an Iranian general quoted Tuesday by the semi-official FARS News Agency.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani. CNN's Nic Robertson reports
U.S. officials at the Pentagon and State Department denied Friday knowing of any efforts to take down the WikiLeaks website or asking companies to do so.
A CNN.com producer explains how the WikiLeaks site was reportedly targeted by a string of cyber attacks.
CNN's Howard Kurtz talks to Jeff Jarvis, Rick Stengel and Mark Mazetti about the the media reaction to WikiLeaks.
Under heavy pressure from the United States and allied governments, WikiLeaks appealed to supporters worldwide to mirror its website Sunday as it continued the process of releasing thousands of sensitive U.S. diplomatic cables.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on beliefs by Turkish and Iranian officials that the U.S. and Israel are behind WikiLeaks.
WikiLeaks, beset by technical problems regarding its website and under fire from governments worldwide, has now lost a major revenue source.
Unauthorized federal workers and contractors have been warned not to attempt to read the classified documents on WikiLeaks on either government or personal computers.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vows others will release key leaks if something happens to him. Jeanne Meserve reports.
CNN speaks to Pakistan's ambassador to Britain about the latest WikiLeaks release.
Some critics are blasting the Obama administration in the wake of WikiLeaks' release of State Department cables.
A court in Pakistan rejected a citizen's petition seeking a ban on the WikiLeaks website, a Pakistani government official told CNN.
Amazon Web Services denied Thursday that a government inquiry -- or even a massive denial-of-service attack -- prompted it to kick WikiLeaks off its servers.
A U.S.-based domain name provider shut down WikiLeaks early Friday, but the controversial website announced hours later that it had employed a company in Switzerland and was back up.
Authorities search for the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.
In the physical world, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a wanted man. In the virtual world, his website is under attack and on the run.
When the ideals and aspirations of liberal democracies were conceived by the founding fathers of the Enlightenment -- predicated on the American and French revolutions -- the lives of ordinary citizens were supposed to be private and the operation of the state apparatus transparent.
Expenses and salary earnings for paid WikiLeaks staff will be revealed for the first time in a report expected to be published by the end of this year, according to Kristinn Hrafnsson, a spokesman for the secret-spilling organization.
WikiLeak's cables highlight U.S. concerns over Pakistan's nuclear material, among other things. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
In a rare joint interview, the Pentagon and State Department spokesmen react to WikiLeaks.
Amid the fallout from WikiLeaks' release of State Department cables, an ongoing fury of words has erupted from both sides of the aisle over blame and accountability.
When WikiLeaks first caused an international uproar this summer by publishing reams of classified U.S. intelligence, possibly stolen by a 23-year-old soldier using a CD and a memory stick, the Pentagon pledged to fix loopholes in its computer systems.
The State Department said Wednesday it has offered to provide protection to human rights activists who may be in jeopardy after their identities were revealed in the latest publication of diplomatic cables by the website WikiLeaks.
The United States scrambled to contain the fallout from the slow-motion leak of cables from its embassies worldwide Wednesday as new documents showed American diplomats casting a jaundiced eye toward corruption's grip on Russia.
What do those who actually write diplomatic cables think about the WikiLeaks breach? CNN Dan Rivers reports.
Amazon, whose servers have been home to WikiLeaks since earlier this week, has quit hosting it, the website behind a massive disclosure of controversial documents said Wednesday.
There are plenty of reasons to not like bank stocks.
Journalism and national security have survived decades of lies; both can handle a little unexpected truth.
U.S. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says U.S. foreign policy is stronger than one website.
CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on the latest release from WikiLeaks which contained secret U.S. files.
After posting thousands of secret government documents, WikiLeaks came under an electronic attack designed to make it unavailable to users, the whistle-blower website said Tuesday.