posted on May, 30 2012 @ 08:34 PM
Originally posted by Cecilofs
Originally posted by Xcathdra
Originally posted by Maccaron.Shakaron
Looks like these laws are being passed without public knowledge in order to easily stop organizations like Wikileaks from operating legally.
Wikileaks does not operate legally.
That is not a hard concpet to understand.
Why's it a hard concept to understand that what they (and the whistleblowers) are doing should not only be legal but encouraged?
When people learn whata whistle blower is and how it works get back to me.
Until then releasing hundreds of thousands of classified documents that show absolutely no wrongdoing / criminal activity is a crime.
Based on your arument you wold be ok supporting a group that say broke into cocacolas records and got the forumla and released it to the public?
What about medical records?
Your private financial records?
Where does it stop? When does "whistleblowing" become a crime?
Manning was not a whistleblower. That status ended the moment he decided to access documents that contained no criminal activity and releae them.
Wikileaks is not immune from proseuction for releasing those documents, nor are they immune by trying to label them as a news organization.. If you
guys paid any attention at all to detail you would know that the journalists involved in the pentagon paper fiasco, a case the other side loves to
quote but has absolutely no idea of what it states.
If they bothered to read they would have noticed the 2 journbalists were charged. During the begining of the legal proceedings the PA royally screwed
up part of the evidence, which in turn resulted in the charges being dismissed. There was NO ruling that extended protection to the media from
The ruling was embarrassment to the government is not a good enough reason to invoke prior restraint.
Wikileaks is a sham...
Its used as Assanges own persnal bank account and this is obvious since every quarter he seems to pop back in the news with more outrageous claims,
asks for donations, then never releases anything to the extent he claimed.
I wish you guys could see that....