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WikiLeaks founder given peace award

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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 11:14 AM
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Originally posted by HardbeatAcolyte
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And what if the truthers are correct, but Assange is just in the dark about it like most others?
edit on 11/5/11 by HardbeatAcolyte because: spelling fix


He doesn't seem to be in the dark about anything in my opinion.
But he does seem to be big on celebrity status. And yes, the information released is good enough I suppose, but really, mid east wars is all we hear or see.

He's on both sides of the fence folks...




posted on May, 13 2011 @ 03:36 PM
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Originally posted by daggyz
"A former WikiLeaks spokesman has condemned Julian Assange for demanding workers for the website sign "confidentiality agreements" threatening penalties of up to $18 million."

If this is true it fits. Asange was an idiot and he is now what he condemned which is wonderful.

And he gets a peace prize..... ! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha



I don't see why signing a confidentiality agreement in that line of work is such a big problem. Police, social workers, teachers, charity volunteers and even school bus drivers MUST sign confidentiality agreements when hired on. It's a sad fact of life when you have to make people promise not to run off at the mouth over juicy gossip... and I think Wikileaks is no different. They have to protect their sources, if they don't.. there would be no protection for whistle blowers whatsoever and they would not come forward with information the public should know.

Face it, most people love to gossip and pass rumors. Confidentiality agreements are a fact of life where sensitive information is involved.



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 03:39 PM
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This is ludicrous. I am all for transparency and support it whole-heartedly. However, when you are not releasing these hacked and stolen leaks for transparency but for the institutionalizing of chaos (the Egyptian revolution and the several following Middle East revolutions), you do not deserve any medal.



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 03:43 PM
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Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter


classified written documents always have blurred out blanked out under official government names etc.


By the time they are declassified they might. These arent declassified, they are leaked. When they are circulating among people who have the proper clearance, they dont have anything blanked out. What point would that serve?



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 09:58 PM
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Originally posted by Invariance

Originally posted by daggyz
"A former WikiLeaks spokesman has condemned Julian Assange for demanding workers for the website sign "confidentiality agreements" threatening penalties of up to $18 million."

If this is true it fits. Asange was an idiot and he is now what he condemned which is wonderful.

And he gets a peace prize..... ! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha



I don't see why signing a confidentiality agreement in that line of work is such a big problem. Police, social workers, teachers, charity volunteers and even school bus drivers MUST sign confidentiality agreements when hired on. It's a sad fact of life when you have to make people promise not to run off at the mouth over juicy gossip... and I think Wikileaks is no different. They have to protect their sources, if they don't.. there would be no protection for whistle blowers whatsoever and they would not come forward with information the public should know.

Face it, most people love to gossip and pass rumors. Confidentiality agreements are a fact of life where sensitive information is involved.


And what about championing transparency? A confidentiality agreement is not transparent. Sorry but that's bogus.
I agree that in this world everyone must sign one, but with a $20mil pricetag, sorry but it's ridiculous.



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 10:23 PM
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Do you happen to be aware of the conditions of the confidentiality agreement?

I am not aware of the contract as it is written. It may be a statement to keep sources private for all we know.

I agree with your point about transparency, but can we really discuss a confidentiality agreement that we haven't read?

We assume this agreement is in opposition of transparency, but what if it isn't?

What else really went on in that room where we were not present? I personally refuse to speculate.



There are two sides to every story, and the truth is ALWAYS somewhere in the middle.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 05:33 AM
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Congratulations!!! I am a WIKI fanatic
I really love it .
thanks for sharing ~







 
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