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Wikileaks Not Banned From Facebook: No Violation

Wikileaks Not Banned From Facebook: No Violation

[ 0 ] December 7, 2021

The whole Wikileaks saga does not want to go away, and for a site that thought that the world was against it would have been happy that Twitter was on its side. We do not know for how long, but we can also report that Facebook is not ready to ban their page just yet.

Wikileaks website woes worsen: Now banned by PayPal

Wikileaks website woes worsen: Now banned by PayPal

[ 0 ] December 4, 2021

We’ve been bringing you news about Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing website for some time now and know that it’s a controversial subject. While some feel the site goes too far and threatens U.S. national security, others feel that it’s a good thing that many of the leaks so far should have been exposed.

Wikileaks’ Assange wanted by Interpol: Persecution not prosecution?

[ 1 ] December 1, 2021

Here at OSM we’ve been keeping you informed about the latest round of Wikileaks leaks. We told how the Wikileaks website was under a mass distributed denial of service attack, and then posted an article on some of the key points from the leaked cables.

Wikileaks Update: Leaked cables key points

Wikileaks Update: Leaked cables key points

[ 1 ] November 29, 2021

Last week we brought you the news that another major leak of documents was about to come from Wikileaks, the whistle blowing site, which it said would redefine global history. Then yesterday we brought more news to say the site was under a mass distributed service of denial attack, shortly before the documents were to [...]

Facebook Live Event On Cyber Monday: George W. Bush

Facebook Live Event On Cyber Monday: George W. Bush

[ 0 ] November 29, 2021

We’ve seen some novel new ways of marketing and promotion lately with news of a Coca-Cola promotion in conjunction with SCVNGR and Jay-Z promoting his book “Decoded” with a Bing campaign. Now it’s George W. Bush who has a book to promote and he’s making the usual rounds of promotional visits.

Wikileaks Website Down: Twitter Updates On Attack

Wikileaks Website Down: Twitter Updates On Attack

[ 11 ] November 28, 2021

Regular readers of OSM may remember we recently reported that Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing website, had announced via Twitter that it would shortly publish more leaks, hundreds of thousands of them, in news that it said would redefine global history.

Twitter and Facebook Help Election Candidates Win?

Twitter and Facebook Help Election Candidates Win?

[ 0 ] November 28, 2021

We’ve been noting the effect of social media on politics more and more lately and it really came into its own in the recent U.S. midterm elections with many news organizations covering events using social media. We also took a look at individual politicians’ use of sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

Facebook pages disappear before Egypt's parliamentary election

Facebook pages disappear before Egypt’s parliamentary election

[ 0 ] November 26, 2021

Egypt is a country where political activism has been made very difficult since emergency laws were put in place in 1981, thus forming a credible and popular opposition is not easy to say the least. However one area that people are still able to have a public platform is on the Internet and especially sites [...]

Facebook and Google tracking NHS website users

Facebook and Google tracking NHS website users

[ 2 ] November 24, 2021

There have long been privacy concerns with Facebook, Google and others and this story about information being given to companies about people accessing an NHS website, may well worry a lot of people. It has been disclosed that users of the NHS Choices website are having the ‘conditions’ pages that they have visited, passed on [...]

Wikileaks announce more leaks on Twitter - Global history redefined

Wikileaks announce more leaks on Twitter - Global history redefined

[ 2 ] November 22, 2021

You’ve probably heard by now of Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing website that publishes leaked documents from anonymous sources. A few months ago we brought you the news of the leak of thousands of military documents, the Afghan War diaries, and the subsequent fallout. There were then further releases of leaked military documents surrounding the Iraq War [...]

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