Monthly Archives: February 2008

Wikileaks censored

Wikileaks, the anonymous whistle-blower website, has been faced with a legal injunction to be taken down by orders of US District Judge Jeffrey White. The website , which is devoted to battle against web censorship and for anonymity, published documents proving that a Swiss Bank – the Julius Baer Bank and Trust – engaged somehow in money laundering and tax evasion via the Cayman Islands – or something like that. [ Slashdot | Wired | The Register ]
Well, if the bank tried to protect its reputati0n, it certainly backfired: Newsoutlets from all over the world from the Guardian to the Taz report on the attempt to shut down the site, which recently leaked documents related to prisons in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay.

Fluffy is dead

Fluffy in his best daysFluffy died this morning at about 11 o’clock at the vets. He had developped some rapidly growing tumors in his belly, and in the end he was hardly able to leave his house and couldn’t climb anymore.

Fluffy touched the hearts of everybody who knew him, he was a very polite, curious, adventurous and good-looking Syrian hamster. He was about 800 days old when he went to his final sleep.

Fluffy Nose

He can be remembered in pictures and in his star movie: “How to catch a lost hamster”.
http://www.channel4.com/fourdocs/film/film-detail.jsp?id=46385

He will be buried in a nice sunflower box in our allotment.