The inviolability of foreign embassies is one of the oldest and most sacrosanct principals of international law. This is not something that the UK should undermine.
The United States should be leading by example. Instead, the administration seems to want it both ways: unfettered access for human rights monitors abroad while placing restrictions on them at home.
Ban Ki Moon at the UN Correspondents Association Dinner pokes fun at the USA's apparent spying efforts against him, as revealed by wikileaks.
The first leaked cable from the American Mission at the United Nations provides some insights into how the United States works with its European allies at the UN.
Evgeny Morozov says we should think of hactivists who launch denial of service attacks as practicing a form of civil disobedience. It seems to me that the fundamental difference between a "sit in" and a DDoS attack is the latter is a kind of censorship.
In an interview with an Australian news outlet, the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression outlines a reasonable approach to handling Wikileaks.
The mafia-style leader of Chechnya, who is recalled in Wikileak cables as a wild party animal, may go to Austria to face criminal charges.
The Guardian posted an intriguing diplomatic cable from the Wikileaks archive in which the American Ambassador to Sri Lanka says very plainly that Sri Lankan government and military officials are responsible for a massacre of Tamil civilians