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Jonsdottir told the Guardian she was demanding a meeting with the US ambassador to Iceland. "The justice department has gone completely over the top," she said. She added the US authorities had requested personal information from Twitter as well as her private messages and that she was now assessing her legal position.
"They are sending a message, it's not just about my information. It's a warning for anyone who had anything to do with WikiLeaks," she said. "It is completely unacceptable for the US justice department to flex its muscles like this. I am lucky, I'm a representative in parliament. But what of other people? It's my duty to do whatever I can to stop this abuse."
Originally posted by pforkp
The US Gov. plays by its own rules, and dissenters are next to powerless against it as long as the US is the superpower with international currencies pegged to their dollar.
Also, I just created a thread that shows The Guardian has written a book about "the fall" of Wikileaks, due out in February. This news is just another step towards the ultimate goal...
her move to make Iceland the home of media and press freedom will be passed swiftly through the Icelandic Parliament
In Iceland she has championed the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative which is aimed at creating legislation to make Iceland a legal haven for journalists and media outlets