A 5 ans, j'ai gagné un poste TV. A 15, je voulais faire du ciné. A 17, je lançais un fanzine, underground. A 20, une revue, expérimentale. A 25, un journal gratuit, sur les "arts de l'écran". A 28, je découvrais le Net.
In Bahrain, a leading human rights activist has just been sentenced to life imprisonment, having been brutally tortured and raped. His daughter and other activists also languish in cells, for protesting on the streets and online.
Further evidence of western technology being used by Arab regimes to spy on activists. FinFisher, the makers of the spyware, were identified by Owni & WikiLeaks last year as part of the global surveillance arms trade.
The WikiLeaks #SyriaFiles reveal that before the revolution, Bashar al-Assad emailed Internet jokes about Gaddafi, women and watermelon. When the revolution began, he turned from clown to conspiracy theorist.
Documents obtained by WikiLeaks and revealed by Owni indicate that a major US public relations firm, Brown Lloyd James, continued to offer the al-Assad family PR advice throughout the Syrian dictator’s brutal repression of his own citizens.
French news site Mediapart claim that President Nicolas Sarkozy’s closest ally, Brice Hortefeux, met with Libyan officials to arrange for Muammar Gaddafi to donate €50 million to Sarkozy’s 2007 election campaign. OWNI pieced together his movements at the time.
In France, the Ministry of the Interior’s intelligence service is going to war with Anonymous. Last week two alleged members were arrested as part of an investigation into Operation Greenrights. OWNI spoke exclusively with Pierrick Goujon, one of those interrogated.
FinFisher, part of the British company Gamma, are purveyors of some of the most dangerous spying weapons currently used by states. OWNI, in partnership with WIkiLeaks, can reveal the full and troubling details of their operations.
Today OWNI and Wikileaks release documents revealing a multi-billion dollar mass surveillance industry, involving companies based in Europe and the US.
OWNI, in conjunction with Wikileaks, reveals evidence of how French company Amesys helped Gaddifi’s regime to spy on leading Libyan opposition figures while they lived in the UK and the US.
The French company Amesys are alleged to have legally sold Internet spying systems to Colonel Gaddafi’s regime, allowing him to track down opponents. Now a complaint has been filed, and questions about the deal continue to go unanswered.
Amesys and Bull head honchos refuse to respond to accusations of involvement in a Libyan telecommunications surveillance scandal. Bizzarre, considering their press secretary is the daughter of the French Minister of Defense.
The French company Amesys, who sold surveillance technologies to Gaddafi’s Libya, is trying to minimize the efficacy of its products. However, OWNI consulted documents showing the extent of these systems.
The War on Terror has cost $1,283 billion and has left between 227,000 and 300,000 dead. About 51% of these deaths are civilian casualties.
In the United States, bloggers, parents, psychologists and the media denounced selling bikinis push-ups for children. Are manufactures to blame, or the irresponsible parents?
In Europe, the majority of bras sold in supermarkets for girls from 8 to 10 years-old are padded with foam. Is this ultimately sexualizing children before they are ready?
How much does the Internet contribute to the French economy? A report from McKinsey reveals it is becoming the driving force behind economic growth.
In France, what was supposed to be an emergency measure of internet surveillance after 9/11 led to a permanent legislation. Here’s the story.
“Freedom of movement is a self-evident right”, claims Claire Rodier, lawyer for Gisti, president of the MigrEurop network, well acquainted with the ravages caused by the fight against “illegal” migration.