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Unless you are actually involved with Wikileaks in which case expect to be waterboarded or imprisoned indefinitely without trial. If you're just a follower then I doubt they are going to investigate all 637,000. I think I might be following them. Not logged in for ages. At the most all they would get is my email address that I use for signing up to websites.
i still think its a pretty dumb thing for them to do though. information of 637,000 followers? on twitter? really?
and want to get as much information as possible to build a case against Assange and whoever else helped him. It's unlikely that Twitter is the only organisation that's been asked for information. The only reason this has come out is because Twitter challenged the order not to notify the targets. They could have just gone along with it and no one would know. Unless it was leaked to wikileaks perhaps.
probably others too
So it seems like a statement of intent, more than anything else.
RSS>twitter for receiving news updates from websites, companies, organisations, etc.
To be honest, I'm still not all that sure what Wikileaks is exactly.
I feel like I dozed off when the whole thing kicked off and now everyone is talking about it and I'm none the wiser.
who really really stank ?
maybe i will finally get a reaction.
"1. Cryptome primary purpose is not to make money, Wikileaks wants to make a lot of money. That was the reason I was banned and remains the prinicipal basis of my concern about public deception by Wikileaks. It is a business pretending to be a public service initiative.
2. Cryptome does not practice secrecy, Wikileaks does, too much I believe, in order to glamorous its concept as do spies, governments, security peddlers, authoritatives of all stripes and criminals.
3. Cryptome does not promise confidentiality to sources, Wikileaks does far more promising than is technically possible, again like unscrupulous spies, governments, authoritatives of all stripes and criminals -- and journalists especially.
4. Cryptome invites negative criticism and public debate about what it does. Wikileaks bristles at negative criticism and promotes only praise for its activities, indeed exaggerates the praise, seeks, possibly manufactures it in cooperation with those who peddle praise -- that public relations firms and journalism.
5 . Cryptome does not seek publicity or media coverage. Wikileaks does by issuing press releases, taunting the media, orchestrating bombshell releases, glamourizing Julian Assange, behaving mysteriously, exaggerating threats by powerful forces, exaggerating the value of what it publishes, editorializes about its publications excessively -- all the methods used by those who believe excessive valuation is a good thing, you know best who does that, if not, see 3, 4 and 5.
someone realised in between those two tweets that the first was going result in them haemorrhaging followers.
but i often wonder whether you could end up on a similar subpoena list if you subscribe to the Guardian or attend certain talks at the RSA or LSE. Or I dunno, repeatedly talk about Chris Morris as if he's some sort of deity (he is).
someone once told me their theory about loyalty cards and how it puts you on government watch lists if you purchase a lack of branded goods. odd theory.