For nearly a year, WikiLeaks was DMing with Donald Trump Jr.

November 13, 2017

Enlarge / Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, gestures from the balcony of Ecuador’s embassy in London. (credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

As part of its investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Congress received a cache of Twitter direct messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks—at least some of those messages have now been leaked to The Atlantic.

When Ars asked Twitter whether some users’ DMs had been turned over to Congressional investigators or the Office of Special Counsel, which is also investigating possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, Emily Horne, a Twitter spokeswoman, declined comment.

In July 2016, WikiLeaks published 20,000 internal e-mails from the Democratic National Committee, a hack that likely originated from Russia.

Read 9 remaining paragraphs | Comments

Source: http://feeds.arstechnica.com/arstechnica/index/

Da Feed

Author: Da Feed

The Charles Tendell Show aggregates the best content from all over the web. Check out the latest in tech, politics, and more at thecharlestendellshow.com/news. Get your own website added to the feed by contacting us today!

Comments are closed.

© 2016 The Charles Tendell Show