Wikileaks: Julian Assange - Journalism, Leaks, Collateral Murder, Censorship
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Sun Oct 2 17:04:03 PDT 2022
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On Friday, September 25th, 2020 at 11:26 PM, jim bell <jdb10987 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Friday, September 25, 2020, 10:59:30 PM PDT, Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:
> What's The Difference Between 'Villain' Assange & 'Intrepid' Woodward?
> Lee Camp via Counterpunch.org
>> The completely fair super awesome trial of Julian Assange continues in the U.K. as I write this. It’s a beautiful blend of the works of Kafka, Stalin and Joseph Heller.
> Most people here will be way too old to remember this, but there was the "Pentagon Papers" case in 1971, that pre-dated Watergate by a year or so. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentagon_Papers The New York Times received some military documents that had been ILLEGALLY copied by Daniel Ellsberg.
> The Federal government wanted to enjoin (prohibit) the NYT from publishing that material. Eventually, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Feds COULD NOT prohibit this publication. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_Times_Co._v._United_States
> Also, I think nobody was ever prosecuted for this. They were so embarrassed...
> Jim Bell
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