|Re: Anti-War Up - Bradley Manning expresses appreciation to supporters
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Author: Kerryn Offord Date: Jul 14, 2011 05:14
On 7/14/2011 1:37 PM, Tankfixer wrote:
> In article, - Kerryn Offord kao16
> @uclive.ac.nz spouted !
>> So, because Manning sent them to Assuage and Assuage sent them to the
>> media, the media have a free pass to publish, but he doesn't...
> Pretty much
>> really nice legal system you have.
> Why ?
> Does yours prosecute every paper that carries sensitive documents
> obtained by illegal means ?
So far they haven't prosecuted any paper that has carried sensitive
documents obtained by illegal means (And yes, there have been releases
of sensitive documents obtained by illegal means.. Usually emails from
various politicians lately).
The police try to go after the person who "steals" the documents, but
they don't pick and choose which of the various outlets going public
with the information they are going to charge... Unlike the Land of the Free
>> (Actually. Were they sent to "WikiLeaks" or "Assuage" (They aren't the
>> same thing)
> We don't know for sure.
It means you have to go after the whole leadership of WikiLeaks rather
than just one man.. Considering who that group might include.. that
would be fun
You might want to read
And see that the US is not the only target...