The leading news surrounding WikiLeaks is that the US Justice Department sought the account information of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Rop Gongrijp and Birgitta Jonsdottir. Twitter fought to have order unsealed, and has posted a copy.

The NYT reports on the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, under which the US Justice Department sought Justice Department sought the Twitter account activity of several people linked to WikiLeaks. The main point of the article is that the law may be outdated due to the advent of new technology.

Deutsche Welle reports that Icelandic politicians are upset over a subpoena for parliamentary representative Birgitta Jonsdottir’s details, issued by the US, to the website Twitter because of her connection to WikiLeaks.

McClatchy has a piece detailing on the lack of US journalistic support for WikiLeaks and how that is substantially different than it was three years ago when many filed briefs supporting WikiLeaks’ efforts.


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