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The editors and directors say any attempt to shut down WikiLeaks, prosecute those who publish official leaks, or pressure companies to cease working with the whistle-blower website "is a serious threat to democracy which relies on a free and fearless press".
Ms Gillard has declared the actions of WikiLeaks and Mr Assange "illegal".
Attorney-General Robert McClelland has said the initial leaking of classified documents and their subsequent distribution by WikiLeaks are likely to be illegal.
But the media's open letter notes that so far the government "has been able to point to no
The speaker of the Hungarian parliament has called for controls on online news reporting to stop "information terrorism". According to Politics.hu Laszlo Kover said: "Given the leak of the documents was intentional it must be called information terrorism... It is necessary to devise a method to prevent similar cases in the future."
The speaker of the Hungarian parliament has called for controls on online news reporting to stop "information terrorism"
Originally posted by nik1halo
I really want to sign this, but paranoia is creeping in and I'm wondering if I really want to give out the information that they are asking for.
Originally posted by Rob37n
reply to post by Unity_99
You'll be easy to find when the round-ups and/or reprisals start then. Morally wrong, but I agree you should have the right of free speech.