Tuesday, July 27, 2010

WikiLeaks emerges as superpower in antisecrecy fight - The Boston Globe

The controversy continues; also see WikiLeaks documents explosive, but no Pentagon Papers -- yet 

He [WikiLeaks.org founder Julian Assange] acknowledged that some will judge harshly the website’s airing of classified documents, but he insisted that WikiLeaks was not breaking the law or putting troops at risk. For the first time, WikiLeaks decided unilaterally to delay the release of some documents because of the possibility that putting them out immediately could cause harm, he said.

“We believe that the way to justice is transparency, and we are clear that the end goal is to expose injustices in the world and try to rectify them,’’ Assange said.

WikiLeaks emerges as superpower in antisecrecy fight - The Boston Globe

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