The Guardian reports that the latest release by WikiLeaks of diplomatic cables show U.S. officials think that Saudi Arabia is overpromising on its capacity to supply oil. The actual cable are reporduced on the Guardian website here, here, here, and here. According to the cables, Sadad al-Husseini, a geologist and former head of exploration at…

The Center for Public Integrity reports has an interesting take on WikiLeaks from the Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins. Ms. Watkins states that she doesn’t trust the Securities and Exchange Commission to handle tips from company insiders, instead she would probably instead take information to an organization like WikiLeaks. The Independent reports that Secretary of State…

The Guardian reports that WikiLeaks has caused little real and lasting damage to American diplomacy, senior state department officials have concluded. There is similar coverage at Salon.com. The NYT reports on the possible tax consequences for the individuals whose data was given to WikiLeaks by ex-Swiss banker Rudolph Elmer. Bloomberg reports on the begining of…

The OMB Watch has a story on the Office of Management and Budget memo that updates the initial agency assessment ordered following the WikiLeaks disclosures. The memo “contains more than 100 questions developed by the National Archives and Records Administration’s Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).” The WSJ reports…

The Associated Press reports that WikiLeaks will step up its release of secret documents while Julian Assange is fighting extradition to Sweden. Bloomberg reports on Julian Assange’s plan to give the press his arguments against extradition from England to Sweden. Further, Bloomberg reports that Assange’s lawyers plan to argue it would be a breach of…

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 Salon.com has posted a copy. The NYT reports on the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, under which the US Justice Department sought…