- June 25, 2012
I have to admit a certain ambivalence towards Julian Assange. On the one hand I admire what he and Wikileaks have done. At least from a distance however, he comes over as somewhat egocentric, grandiose and reckless, with an appetite for self-promotion that has overshadowed the collective efforts of the Wikileaks team.
And even if...
- March 10, 2012
There’s an excellent piece by Jane Mayer in the New Yorker about Thomas Drake, the linguist and computer expert-turned-whistleblower from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), who was indicted by the Obama administration in April 2010 for releasing classified information to a journalist in 2006.
The case has attracted less media attention than Bradley Manning, though...