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We are ALL part of the system…




«It's all the same machine, right? The Pentagon, multinational corporations, the police. If you do one little job, you build a widget in Saskatoon, and the next thing you know, it's two miles under the desert, the essential component of a death machine.»
                 Holloway in the Film ‹The Cube (1997)




CUBE: «There is no conspiracy, nobody is 
in charge, big brother is not watching you.»
Well, this is not entirely true…


We are all part of the system. But there are a few people – the metaphorical (and actual?) 1% – that have much more control over the steering wheel of the ship. And it happens to be that those people are not the people with the big picture in mind but the greedy, angry, scared people. Scared of loosing control. Because if you are too greedy and not responsible, there is reason to be scared.
On the other hand there are still too many people that don't care. That are blind, numb, too poor or believe in idiot compassion or are boomeritis slaves. But a big part of the people lately began to wake up… and those people, those 99%, started to occupy the ship's bridge now.

The first step out of the misery is to take radically responsibility for one's own life and actions. Not closing your eyes anymore but waking up and trying to see the big picture. The second step is to not rest silent anymore but to step forward and look for others that take responsibility. Then you start acting up, occupying the important material and mind spaces. Being the 99%, then you redistribute the power corresponding to how responsible people are and how much one can actually grab the big picture, how much people get done instead of talking and making empty promises and how much people are looking actively for good solutions instead of blocking them and how educated people are instead of if they have accidentally found oil in there territory.

The negative way to describe it has been done already in 1997 in the scene of the motion picture «Cube» where our situation was described pretty exactly out of a negative point of view:

video
The characters contemplate why they're in the cube and what its purpose is.

But there is also a positive point of view which you find here.





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London Riots. Replay! I’m huddled in the front room with some shell-shocked friends, watching my city burn. The BBC is interchanging footage of blazing cars and running street battles in Hackney, of police horses lining up in Lewisham, of roiling infernos that were once shops and houses in Croydon and in Peckham…

Mainstream Media are dead Of course, the following statements have nothing to do with journalism. Least with ‹professional› or even ‹scientific› journalism…

The danger of censoring child pornography! Child pornography is not always bad…

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This is Sparta!



«Wanderer, if you come to Sparta, report 
thither that you have seen me lying here, as 
the law commanded.»
                            (Leonidas, King of Sparta)



The following scene is out of the movie «300», the last fight of the Spartans. To take it as a role model literally would be a foolish thing I believe. The messenger can never be the principal target. To punish a messenger for merely transmitting a message is naive. To bring your queen in even greater danger by your behavior is not very wise. The film is soaked by a strong SDi (definition in german/definition in english) red energy. To follow a dogmatic law, ‹wanderer, if you come to Sparta, report thither that you have seen me lying here, as the law commanded›, an inflexible law without reflexion into fatality instead of finding creative solutions is pathetic and plain stupid. And the showing of this film does not in any way mean, I endorse hate against persians, in contrary: our culture owes a whole lot to the persian culture (and vice versa)!

But there is another way to read the following takes. A metaphorical one. Leonidas thinks and sees very clearly. The messenger is not merely a messenger, he threatens Leonidas in front of his queen with his own words. He tries to violate Sparta before the battle has begun. Politricks… He tries to violate Leonidas psychologically threatening to rape him and his people if they don't submit. He seems nice at first, but his fake acting becomes obvious very quickly. Leonidas does not let himself be seduced by the snakes whisper. He analyzes correctly and responds authentically and truthfully. If you cannot change a situation and the situation is grim, face it! Take it! Get whatever you can out of it. Never believe politicians words. Believe their deeds. How many politicians hold on to their promises given in their election campaigns? Well, that should set the precedent for their payment later on. Not their preliminary words. Not words at all should be awarded. Only actions. Especially with politicians.






You, the people, have the power



This video is mixed by CyclopsRevolution
As video description Cyclops Revolution has added himself:

«Thanks to DerPestmann for coming up with the idea for combining this amazing monologue, with this music.It fits perfectly! I encoded it for HD so hopefully it will look a little better in fullscreen, and I trimmed off the ending to make it a little more dramatic. You can see DerPestmann's version here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLci5DoZqHU Stop by his page and let him know if you liked this vid.»






This video is mixed by ZacharyGretzinger
As video description Zachary Gretzinger has added himself:

«The audio in this video is a mixture between the final speech in ‹The Great Dictator spoken by Charlie Chaplin and the theme from [the movie] Inception. I got the idea for this video from a post made by a /b/rother on May 26, 2011. Having said that, OP is a fag. I own neither of both audio samples or the Guy Fawkes photo. The revolution does not belong to the committees and In a society where all adventure has been abolished, the only adventure left is to abolish that society are quotes from a French revolution in 1968 with unknown authors. The remaining text is my own.»

We invented Paris

Meet my hometown, Basel, to the music of "We invented Paris":





«We invented Paris» live in Amsterdam:





Enjoy life while it lasts…






Hieroglyphic Stairway

It's 20:50 in the evening. My son has finally fallen asleep and is dreaming… Drowsy I stumble upon mails and messages… and Drew. And while his eyes enter mine his words reach deep into my heart. And my consciousness.






Drew Dellinger about a new democracy,  a planetary democracy:






Drew Dellinger about human responsibility, koans and mantras and «what can I do?»






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The old pond 
This is a Haiku by the old Master Matsuo Basho. And the following text is one of the – so far – best interpretations of this Haiku I have ever read


Mullah Nasrudin Hoja's Tales A few stories of Mullah Nasrudin Hoja, a wise man of the middle ages. They are all really lovely


Questions worth asking As the title says. Questions worth asking…

The end of Muammar Gaddafi

Attention, very graphic material (Nothing for kids!),
videoclip via @FromJoanne (uploaded 23. October 2011 GMT afternoon):






This was the first video that was published of Gaddafi's capture before the one above:







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More restrictive weapon laws? (in german with good english video material) Bullshit! Roosevelt hit it with his – by now infamous – saying: We have nothing to fear but fear itself. (Franklin D. Roosevelt)…

The danger of censoring child pornography! Child pornography is not always bad…

Prison Rape The story of prison rape is one of power, silence and underreporting…



There is hope…

Mount your best headphones. It's worth it. Cause…
There is hope in this life! Go beyond the cover.
(music: There is Hope by Zoo Brasil feat. Rasmus Kellerman more info at end of post)





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A Powerful and Intimate Interview with Rico Zombie





«There is Hope» by Zoo Brasil feat. Rasmus Kellerman







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Blocher reloaded

Blocher is back. Vier Jahre nach seiner Abwahl am 12. September 2007 als Bundesrat ist Christoph Blocher wieder zurück auf dem nationalen, politischen Parkett. Im Kanton Zürich kandidiert er sowohl für National- als auch Ständerat.




Was uns zu der wichtigen Frage bringt: Wieso wurde Blocher schon wieder so erfolgreich und überwältigend abgewählt? Ist das schon wieder vergessen gegangen? Wissen wir es überhaupt so genau? Lag es vielleicht an seinem selbstlosen Einsatz, seiner unermüdlichen Arbeit und seiner charismatischen Präsenz als Nationalrat wie in einem früheren Beitrag dargestellt? 


Oder liegt es vielleicht daran, dass er sehr viel Arbeit hat und sich eher um andere Geschäfte kümmern muss(te) wie zum Beispiel Zünder Lieferungen für Panzerabwehrwaffen durch die Ems-Patvag AG nach Brasilien oder von Airbag-Zündern – die sich laut Hersteller Webpage auch für Minen eignen – nach Singapur? 

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Oder dass nachtragende Leute sich an damals erinnern, als er gute Kontakte zum Apartheid Regime pflegte, dass Blocher mit seinem Asa-Bulletin tatkräftig unterstütze? Oder in der Geschichte der Ems Chemie auch die Anstellung von Ex-Nazis historisch verbürgt ist. Aber das kann fast nicht sein, denn das darf ja keiner öffentlich schreiben. Und nicht drauf hinweisen. Zumindest nicht in den grossen Medien… Und das ist ja auch alter Käse. Heute gibt es keinen Zusammenhang mehr zwischen rechtsaussen Politik beziehungsweise Ansichten und der SVP und Blocher, naaaain… 



«Der Lokomotivführer des Zuges nach Auschwitz tat auch nur seine Pflicht. Die Firma von Herrn Blocher fabriziert Zünder für Airbags und exportiert sie nach Singapur. Singapur stellt keine Airbags her. Es sind dieselben Zünder wie für Minen.»
                                                                        – Michel Diot


Oder sein mangelhafter Umgang bei bedeutenden Interessenkonflikten? Zum Beispiel, wenn es um Waffenexport-Entscheidungen geht wie Explosivzünder Lieferungen der Patvag oder Sprengstoff-Komponenten der Schweizerischen Sprengstofffabrik AG, eines Spin-off Unternehmens der Ems Chemie?

Oder lag es eher daran, dass er sich nicht in eine Konkordanz fügen konnte? Dass er regelmässig aus dem Bundesratskollegium ausscherte? Oder dass er als Bundesrat sehr, sehr mässig wahr?

Wir erinnern uns: Kurz vor der verdienten Ruhepause wurde Blocher mit Schimpf und Schande abgewählt. Die Hintergründe hat das Schweizer Fernsehen in einem sehr guten DOK-Film festgehalten: 



Äh, sorry, falscher Film, das hier ist natürlich der richtige. Echt, nicht nur «fast ein Krimi»,
sondern mindestens genauso spannend wie ein Krimi:






Wer nicht den ganzen Film sehen will: Hier der Ausschnitt, was Ex-Bundesrat Blocher
nach der Abwahl zu sagen hatte:




Ob es so schlimm ist, wie es Viktor sieht wage ich aber zu bezweifeln.
Aber wer weiss… Persönlich finde ich schon, Blocher hat zu oft zu krasse
Führer Allüren. Und die Wortwahl habe ich hier sehr bewusst, sehr genau
gewählt. Demgegenüber ist Viktor dann also doch viel lustiger:

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Rap News 9 – All upside down

Robert Foster, the real prophet of the new world order, hehehe… But sometimes his prophetic gifts scare me a little. Sadly, Apples CEO Steve Jobs really died yesterday. The videoclip was launched on Youtube the 28 September 2011. Well, this one was not too hard to guess I guess but still. Rest in peace, Steve.







Rap News 9: Steve Jobs. Fading…
to enlarge click on image


THE WHOLE WORLD «UPSIDE DOWN» 
But I also love his rich details and metaphors. It starts with an extract of Greenspan's find of a (13th?) floor that «functions as a critical structure that defines how the world works». just to continue with the calculator's BOOBZ (= 28008 upside down, even though 58008 = BOOBS would maybe have been clearer to the audience?) on the calculator indicating for me the preference of human basic, nourishing needs over tools purely made to make exchange of goods and services more convenient (do you find the other numbers on the calculator and their meanings?) or the little messages on the cups of the actors «democracy now» hinting to Amy Goodman or «Don't steal – the government needs competition». Mmh. Shouldn't it be «Steal! The government needs competition»?  ;)

Terrence Moonseed with an «empty intellectual space», hehehe…
The hint to HAL 9000 with the red eye who tried upon its cold ‹analysis› (versus the warm ‹diagnosis› of Ron Paul ;) to destroy homo sapiens in its little world in Space Odyssey 2001 ten years ago (and failed…). Also – if I understand right – the knowledge or intellectual capacity represented in the interviewee's films by usually books. Like for example Ron Paul's little bookshelf with the mayan calendar (?) hinting at the ‹end of the world in 2012›, the year of the next American presidential election in the US or the huge, empty bookshelves behind Terence Moonseed and his completely outdated equipment (like his personal PET 2001 in the background) or the modern dvd in case of Peter Joseph… 

Edward Munch: «The Scream»
The american people have had enough it seems. Operation «occupy Wallstreet» going down right now is one loud scream of a people that had enough of all the scams. Of all the political rhetoric without no backing up action. Of all the promises never held…

In economics, the  ‹invisible hand›, also known as invisible hand of the market, is the term economists use to describe the self-regulating nature of the marketplace. This is a metaphor first coined by the economist Adam Smith in The Theory of Moral Sentiments. Here it is combined with the slang expression «talk to the hand» meaning ‹shut up, nobody's listening›. Impressive also how Foster ends the news each time with an really wise remark…

Well, 'nuf said. Let's watch it. Rap News 9 with your host Robert Foster: 





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Rap News 6 – The truth is out there  WikiLeaks cablegate analysis with star guests Secretary Hillary Clinton and Alex Jones from Infowars.com…

The most terrifying video you'll ever see! Simple. Brilliant. Extraordinary analysis. If you haven't seen Greg Cravens genius presentations, funny and deep at the same time, you have to see it! Now…

I love Bernie Dexter Neo bourlesque at its best…


Sparkasse spielt Bank

Folgender Ausschnitt wurde anscheinend von einer Dokumentation im ZDF
zensuriert. Hier ist er trotzdem. Mmh. Die Sparkassen in Deutschland spielen
Bank. Und jeder weiss vom Roulette: die Bank gewinnt immer ;)



Falls dieser Video von Youtube zensuriert wird, gebt mir Bescheid. Jemand hat
vorsorglich ein Backup auf TPB und im Internet "verbreitet" ;)












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I love Bernie Dexter

Now you know. It's out. ;)

Check this out: this woman knows how to move, boyeeee:



Bernie-Babe, you're hot as a rocket *licking my fingers*!



Her secret? Here it is: she is not dancing with her head but with her body,
not with her mind but with her heart, not thinking of what people will say
about her in the future but expresses herself in the moment just for herself:




And here the interview with her. Mmmh, Betty, I wanna interview you, too :)
Although – I don't like her laugh in this interview very much. But still…






Update, 29. October 2013

Here is a comparison to the legendary Betty Page. Also to me (compare comments) it seems that Bernie Dexter was clearly very influenced by Betty Page. However, fact is: Betty is dead. And while I love original Betty on film as much as Bernie on film, the idea that Bernie is alive and the way the videos are made as well as the chosen music make Bernie still very sexy to me, even if she's inspired by Betty Page.





Compare this to other known burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, which is also absolutely gorgeous in the following video. To all women out there, remember, I'm a man. A heterosexual man. Therefore naturally I love feminine sexyness wherever it appears. Culture or contemporary fashion are only minor players in the whole but as a man, there is something hardwired in my genetics and brain that gives me good incentives to love sexyness in women. Wherever it appears. Even if it is a rip-off of some sort.





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Madonna: American Dream

Here the latest Videoclip of Madonna. Uncensored. American Dream:




…and the interview accompanying the clip:










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Ventura bitch Slaps Dick Cheney

«Ventuuura, off the top rope… elbow for this guy!»



Gotta love Cenk. Really.
Why?
I say Cenk is so right. You can tell he tells the truth because it comes – blurring out of Youtube. It's so unique, so rare that you see it on TV, in the papers, hell even on Youtube that you're like ‹Wow, that was… that was nice! That was like a nice cool shower, Cenk, as supposed to what you see on the other places›! Keep on rocking man, I love you and The Young Turcs!










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Sexfilme (3) (in german) Endlich, endlich aber habe ich gefunden, nach was ich schon lange gesucht habe: gute Filme in denen gesund mit Sex umgegangen wird. Drei davon sind…







Sexfilme (3)

In meinen Beiträgen Sexfilme (1) und Sexfilme (2) habe ich schon über Filme berichtet, die meines Erachtens auf eine gesunde Weise mit Sex umgehen. Inzwischen habe ich noch zwei weitere erotische Filme gefunden, die mir gefallen: Die Träumer von Bernardo Bertolucci und Swimming Pool von François Ozon. Auch diese beiden Filme dienen schlecht als Porno. Dennoch warten sie beide neben einer guten Story mit viel Erotik auf, die diese Bezeichnung verdient.







Die Träumer (Bernardo Bertolucci)


Der US-amerikanische Student Matthew, der im Paris des Jahres 1968 noch niemanden kennt, begegnet vor der Cinémathèque française dem französischen Geschwisterpaar Isabelle und Théo. Als deren Eltern in den Urlaub fahren, verfügen sie über die Wohnung und laden Matthew ein, zu ihnen zu ziehen. Die kinoverrückte Gruppe besucht Vorführungen in der Cinémathèque, bis diese wegen studentischer Unruhen eingestellt werden. Während die Proteste sich steigern, verlassen die drei kaum noch ihre Wohnung. Das Trio genießt stattdessen das Zusammensein, spielt Filmszenen nach, und allmählich entwickelt sich zwischen ihnen auch eine erotische Spannung…











Swimming Pool (François Ozon)


Sarah Morton ist Schriftstellerin in England, schreibt Krimis und ist mit ihrem Leben nicht sehr zufrieden. Sie nimmt dankend eine Einladung ihres Verlegers und Freundes an, zu seiner abgelegenen Villa in Frankreich zu fahren, um dort allein an ihrem neuen Roman zu schreiben.

Überraschenderweise trifft am zweiten Tag die junge Frau Julie ein. Sarah ist empört, weil sie gehofft hatte, Ruhe zu finden. Julie gibt sich als Tochter von Sarahs Verleger aus.

Julie verkehrt jede Nacht mit einem anderen Mann in der Wohnung. Der Kellner Franck, der Sarah immer in der Frühe bedient hat, wird auch an einem Abend von Julie mitgenommen. Es läuft nicht ganz so, wie Julie es sich vorstellt, weil Franck mehr an Sarah interessiert ist und später vorzeitig nach Hause gehen will bis Julie ihn mit einem grossen Stein erschlägt…


















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Mainstream Media are dead

Update 1 (30 September 2011): following essay has been corrected and changed several times in minor ways to better reflect reality or for purposes of better form (typos, pushed cartoon to the top, etc.)






The death of our old mainstream media
Of course, the following statements have nothing to do with journalism. Least with ‹professional› or even scientific journalism. They do not only misrepresent the truth in one way or the other, they are partially outright lies. There was not even a basic factcheck of most of those papers it seems, just copying their fellow journals… Can you detect the errors in the following quotes?

by Roger Le Marié



«Tu quoque, fili mi?» «You too, my son?»
(Cesar to Brutus seconds before Cesar was murdered)

«A security breach has led to the WikiLeaks archive of 251'000 secret US diplomatic cables being made available online, without redaction to protect sources.»
The Guardian

«WikiLeaks: Breach Has Exposed U.S. Cables»
«It has long been known that WikiLeaks lost control of the cables even before they were published.»

«WikiLeaks Springs a Leak: Full Database of Diplomatic Cables Appears Online»
«This is not the first time that WikiLeaks has lost control of its database of cables. Last year, as the organization and its media partners were beginning preparations to publish stories related to the cables, a WikiLeaks member gave the database to a freelance reporter, Heather Brooke.»
Wired

«Wikileaks Accidentally Released Dangerous Unredacted Cables»
«Wikileaks founder and accused rapist Julian Assange has long maintained a ‹trust me› attitude about his data security. However, if today's reports are correct, people very well may die due to his carelessness.»
Gizmodo

«It has long been known that WikiLeaks lost control of the cables even before they were published. One copy of the secret documents leaked to The New York Times in the fall of 2010, and other media organizations, including The Associated Press, have since received copies independently of the self-proclaimed online whistleblower.»
ABCNews

«Unredacted cables on Net after WikiLeaks breach»
– cnet

«It has long been known that WikiLeaks lost control of the raw cables even before they were published. One copy of the secret documents leaked to The New York Times in the fall of 2010, and other media organizations, including The Associated Press, have since received copies independently of WikiLeaks.»
AirForceTimes

«WikiLeaks Released Thousands of Unredacted Cables»
Daily Intel

«‹It’s all about trust, and if people cannot trust the institutions they are leaking to the idea is dead,› he said. ‹If the leaking platform is itself susceptible to leaks that is practically a killer.›»
New York Times


The above quotes sadly illustrate the catastrophic shape of much of our old mainstream media. They prove what we suspected for a long time already: our old mainstream media are dead. What we see here is not journalism much less ‹scientific journalism›. Instead of focussing on the really important things and news they continue dirty smearing and scream about less important sidetracks.

This cell phone photo was shot by a resident of Ishaqi on
March 15, 2006, of bodies Iraqi police said were 
of children executed by
U.S. troops after a night raid there. 
Here, the bodies of the five children are
wrapped 
in blankets and laid in a pickup bed to be taken for burial. A State
Department cable obtained by WikiLeaks
 
quotes the U.N. investigator of
extrajudicial killings as saying 
an autopsy showed the residents of the
house had 
been handcuffed and shot in the head, including children under
the age of 5. McClatchy obtained the photo from 
a resident when the
incident occurred.
Read more about the story here.

But why would they write such unreflected rubbish? Even well known newspapers like The Guardian, The Huffington Post or Wired join in to that fairytale saga… The answer is simple: fear. Fear of Wikileaks. Of Wikileaks' perfectly working concept. While most of the printed newspapers struggle to survive, Wikileaks delivers top sustainable information, knowledge and news. For free nota bene. And not only survives but strives, handling several ongoing law suits while continuing to rock the headlines of the worlds most renowned journals.
It's pure jaleousy in the face of extinction. Extinction of the news world and our 'old mainstream media' as we knew them. Welcome to the world of new media.
Having this said let's put some facts in more proportionate perspective shall we:


Who lost control of the cables?
The answer lies in the question: who do the cables belong to? Who generated them and who controlled them and who prevented them from being disseminated in public? This simple question clears the view on the truth in an amazing way. Truth being defined as ‹the tenthousand things as they are› (in contrast to single perspectives on the truth). So, it was not Wikileaks that lost control of the cables in the first place, it was the American government. They not only failed to protect their data and the individuals mentioned in that data but also to control the procedures of handling this data in secret. Wikileaks in contrary did want to publish the cables from the beginning on.
What is true however is, that Wikileaks wanted to publish the cables in a responsible way without endangering innocent individuals that were dragged into that matter without good reason. But Wikileaks also clearly stated that it did intend to reveal the names of persons that are in the public interest or of persons or groups that acted in a clearly illegal or reckless way (Wikileaks in a tweet clearly condemned what it called ‹cable cooking›). In that regard Wikileaks would have prefered the publishing of only the redacted cables. But if forced to choose between a nonredacted publication and no publication at all Wikileaks might have chosen the publication of the non redacted cables, who knows?

How does David Leigh know? It is highly improbable that this is true as the 
file was hours before floating around the internet and Cryptome.org had published 
the file z.gpg as well as the password for everybody to see.

Did Wikileaks ‹accidentally› release ‹dangerous› unredacted cables?
Wikileaks just did what reason dictates in such a situation: the unredacted cables suddenly began to spread wildly and widely in the internet. So it was nothing but common sense to publish them for all to download and review instead of having them controlled by just some hundred unknown individuals first. So the publication was by no means ‹accidental› but well considered and even democratically voted for. It can be suggested that they were also not very dangerous for any individuals anymore as the concerned have been warned long ago by the American government. In the end only history will show. Until now nobody has proven hurt or even killed by the sole fact of the publication of the cables. This stands in very sharp contrast to 40'000 100'000 civilian (!) dead in the iraq war.

The unredacted cables were published in public long before
Wikileaks decided to do it. For example here on PirateBay
on the 6th of February 2011.
























Or here on Cryptome with all the explanations you needed on 
first September 2011, quite a few days before Wikileaks 
released them themselves!



















Did Wikileaks knowingly publish the unredacted cables file z.gpg in question?
No. They gave this file to one or several media partners of theirs. Some of those media ‹partners› further disseminated that file against the will of Wikileaks and also in betrayal of the trust that Wikileaks put in them. The Guardianistas for example gave the complete unredacted cable file to the New York Times.
And another person had the unredacted cable file it seems: Daniel Domscheit-Berg who left WikiLeaks taking the contents of the WikiLeaks server with them, which included the encrypted file. In December a part of the data Domscheit-Berg had taken with him was returned to Wikileaks. The journal Wired explains: «Wikileaks supporters subsequently released an archive of the data that Domscheit-Berg had returned, as a public service to provide readers with access to everything WikiLeaks had previously published. But among the documents was the encrypted file containing the cables.»
It seems for safety reasons usually the unredacted cable file was copied and encrypted with a new password. That way each of the media partners had only one password different from the password of the original file and all other media's passwords. If that file or the password would appear in public, Wikileaks would know which organisation leaked the file. Now the one minor thing that can be reproached to Wikileaks is that Julian Assange gave the Guardian access to the original file encrypted with the original password. However in itself this is no problem yet. As long as only one organisation has this file and Wikileaks were able to proove that its own file was never leaked or disseminated it still is obvious which media partner leaked the file. If Wikileaks can proove that its own file was never spread then the organisation responsible for the publication of the z.gpg file is The Guardian. But as the Guardian at this point of time had already given that original file to others it was already out there and it is probably impossible to prove through who the file was publicly published in the end, WikiLeaks, the Guardian, the New York Times or even another entity like for example journalist Heather Brooks who gave a second copy (with the same password?) of the file to the Guardian.


Is Wikileaks responsable for the publication of the password of the public z.gpg file?
As far as I know Wikileaks has never published any password for any encrypted files publicly. Rumors have it that Julian Assange gave the password to David Leigh of the Guardian one day as one of their media partners. Fact is however, that David Leigh and Luke Harding published the password in question: «ACollectionOfDiplomaticHistorySince_1966_ToThe_PresentDay#» together with the subheading «Assange's 58-character password» in their book «Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy» not only in the body text, no, but as a chapter heading in full effect. Here is a copy of the page I'm talking about:



Excerpt of the book «Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy»,
page 135.

















In the follow up David Leigh and the Guardian justified themselves: «In a statement included in its news story on the documents' release, the Guardian denied that any information included in the book led to the documents' release.» (cnet) Well, maybe not to the ‹documents' release› but to the release of its decryption key which is even more harmful! Doesn't the misleading wordplay of the above statement resemble a helpless lie of an 8 year old boy justifying an unreflected, stupid prank? Except you would take David Leigh for a grown up. Well, ‹grown up› doesn't necessarily have to be the same as ‹mature› as we all know.
«Another Guardian journalist (Luke Harding) — who once worked for WikiLeaks — said that Assange was to blame, alleging that the 40-year-old Australian had recycled an old password when he republished the encrypted data later.» (DailyMail) Mmh. Maybe ‹recycling› an old password is not best practice but it has by far not the same consequences as publishing that password openly in a book while describing it as such. And if you say Assange «republished the encrypted data later» do you mean by that Mr. Assange himself published not for the first time the complete file with the unredacted cables openly in the internet for everybody to see or download before you (the Guardian) gave the encrypted file plus password to the New York Times and others? Do you have proof for that claim? Or is it what it looks like: Just a plain stupid remark without any proof whatsoever. So what kind of comment is that, Mr. Harding? A little bit like an 8 year old boy justifying an unreflected, stupid prank, isn't it?
But Julian Assange hits the nail on its head in a tweet on the Wikileaks account:
Something pretty obvious for everybody that handles top secret files (like big media outlets you would suggest ;) no?


Welcome to the death of our old mainstream media
Quite conscious of probably feeding the trolls, let me express my concerns in form of some questions to the old mainstream media: Are you really convinced that a product – however cheap it is produced, however speedy it is produced, however shiny it looks and thick it presents itself – is worth anything if it is empty of (relevant) content? Do you really believe that «scientific journalism» is some futuristic, hippy freak idea totally unrelated to our present times? Can you still uphold that Wikileaks brought nothing new but some hilarious, funny stories about some unimportant celebrities? Do you still feel that people love to buy your newspapers for a lot of money while (maybe?) thinking that Wikileaks is too stupid to ask money for their publications? Might it be that people are too stupid to recognize your smears, your personal vendettas, your pity subservience to the politically and economically powerful, pushing Wikileaks stories to the back of your pages and spelling http://www.wikileaks.org not correctly once throughout your whole newspaper? Could it be, that you are not scared by all this at all but in contrary: welcome it? Welcome your own doom as a kind of necrophilic relief? As a kind of salvation? 
Tell me! I want to know! Really want to know…   //














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