posted on Aug, 27 2012 @ 03:33 PM
Personally, I feel that if they would have stuck with whistleblowing on things that could be proven as criminal offenses, more people would be
accepting and stand behind wikileaks.
Then you have the infighting issues amonst wikileaks staff itself, threats to sue news media if they were to release stuff before Assange gave his ok
(which if the goal was to get the stuff out to the public, seems to be hypocritical to the mission and self serving), I won't get into Assange or his
legal issues as there are other threads.
We all know that the world (not just the US/West) is full of corruption and greed. The only way to bring change is through accountability. The only
way to get accountability is to be able to criminally charge someone (person/entity) for crimes. You can only convict if you have clear
edit on 27-8-2012 by pwndnewb because: oops