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Wikileaks website booted from Amazon servers

Wikileaks website booted from Amazon servers

[ 0 ] December 2, 2021

We’ve been keeping you informed about the latest round of Wikileaks leaks including the denial of service attack on the Wikileaks site, the key points about the recent leaks, and then yesterday reporting on Wikileaks’ founder, Julian Assange, being put on Interpol’s most-wanted list.

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.

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 [...]

Monster.Com and the White House: Your views on unemployment count

Monster.Com and the White House: Your views on unemployment count

[ 1 ] November 8, 2021

We’ve recently seen with the Midterm Elections 2010 how social media is being increasingly used in politics including how many news organizations offered coverage of the election through social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

Election Day 2010: Multiple news organizations using social media

Election Day 2010: Multiple news organizations using social media

[ 0 ] November 2, 2021

Today, November 2, is mid-term Election Day 2010 in the U.S. and no doubt people across the country will be heading out to the polls soon to cast their votes. Yesterday we told how the use of social media is growing in political campaigning and it’s also true that social media news coverage of political [...]

US Midterm-Elections 2010: The race with social media

US Midterm-Elections 2010: The race with social media

[ 1 ] November 1, 2021

Mid-term elections 2010 are taking place in the U.S. tomorrow, Tuesday November 2, and the outcome will decide who will take control of Congress for the next two years, the Democrats or the Republicans.

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