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Submission + - Swedish Pirate Party to Host New WikiLeaks Servers ( 1

Ezel writes: The Pirate Party will host several new WikiLeaks servers. This was agreed during Julian Assange’s visit to Stockholm last weekend, and the Pirate Party is happy to announce that everything has been finalized.
Last week, the Pirate Party challenged the other Swedish parties to assist WikiLeaks in its democratic effort. The Pirate Party has been the first to step up uo the plate, and keeps calling on others to defend freedom of the press in Sweden. As a result, WikiLeaks have commissioned a number of new servers that will be hosted and taken care of by the Pirate Party.

The Pirate Party will provide bandwidth and hosting to WikiLeaks free of charge as part of its political mission.


Submission + - Utah Firing Squad Execution Announced Via Twitter (

eldavojohn writes: At midnight local time, Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff announced on Twitter the go ahead to execute convicted murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner. The twitter post shows that in modern times the people, the government and media are turning to social media like Twitter to exchange announcements on even the most politically controversial activities.

Submission + - Documentary About Swedish Wiretapping Released (

Praedon writes: "Recently covered here on slashdot, was about a law that was passed to engage in warrantless wiretapping called the FRA Law in Sweden. It has encouraged a group called Urban Lifestyle to release a documentary expressing the views of Swedish residents on the impact that the law will have on their rights to privacy. More information about the making of the documentary, the people involved in it, and their views on the law can be found on their blog."

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