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    What do you think is behind WikiLeaks?

    There seems to be no doubt that WikiLeaks is not conducive to the U.S. being able to perform covert operations, but how do we classify such an organization?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoBoTeq View Post
    There seems to be no doubt that WikiLeaks is not conducive to the U.S. being able to perform covert operations, but how do we classify such an organization?
    This topic is actually related to the thread on COICA, or Internet Censorship.

    "Under COICA, the government could force Internet service providers to block access to sites like YouTube, Wikileaks, and others that the government claims are spurring the spread of copyrighted materials"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-..._b_782422.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by pageyjim View Post
    This topic is actually related to the thread on COICA, or Internet Censorship.

    "Under COICA, the government could force Internet service providers to block access to sites like YouTube, Wikileaks, and others that the government claims are spurring the spread of copyrighted materials"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-..._b_782422.html
    So I suppose you support Wiki leaks like you do all other anti American organizations and enemies of the US and our way of life. Marxism among others. Thank you, thank you very much.
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    I don't really like Newsmax because it is too far to the right for my taste, but is what Newsmax reports about WikiLeaks accurate? http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/K...mo_code=B309-1

    OK, what NewsMax is reporting is accurate, but is the Senator's viewpoint on WikiLeaks reasonable?

    WikiLeaks itself does not seem to be an American organization judging by the way they spell "organisation" http://wikileaks.org/media/about.html and from their donation page, it seems as though WikiLeaks is Icelandic, Dutch or otherwise Scandinavian with branches in Australia and Germany. Are Muslims behind WikiLeaks? If so, can we say that everyone who supports WikiLeaks is supporting Islamic terrorism against the U.S.?

    It certainly seems that the U.S. military feels that WikiLeaks is quite a danger to U.S. military personnel overseas. http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/M...mo_code=B309-1
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    Quote Originally Posted by pageyjim View Post
    This topic is actually related to the thread on COICA, or Internet Censorship.

    "Under COICA, the government could force Internet service providers to block access to sites like YouTube, Wikileaks, and others that the government claims are spurring the spread of copyrighted materials"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-..._b_782422.html
    So, do organizations such as WikiLeaks, in your opinion, give the U.S. a reason to feel the need to censor the Internet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by glennac View Post
    So I suppose you support Wiki leaks like you do all other anti American organizations and enemies of the US and our way of life. Marxism among others. Thank you, thank you very much.
    I have mixed feelings about Wikileaks I haven't sorted them all out yet. The support I have for any group has nothing to do with being anti-American. If I support any group it is based on truth or justice basically. I think some truths have no borders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoBoTeq View Post
    So, do organizations such as WikiLeaks, in your opinion, give the U.S. a reason to feel the need to censor the Internet?
    Absolutely they have reasons. It doesn't mean I agree with those reasons. China and Cuba have reasons to censor the internet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pageyjim View Post
    Absolutely they have reasons. It doesn't mean I agree with those reasons. China and Cuba have reasons to censor the internet.
    I must say I too am uncomfortable with a governments "reasons" for taking away freedoms. As I have stated before though, I can turn my head on dirty dealings that get a difficult job done in the name of security for Americans.

    Seems that WikiLeaks is headed by an intelligent, albeit liberal misguided Australian; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Assange

    So, the money has to come from somewhere. If not from Islamic sources, then I would suspect the George Soros group of world Nazi wannabies.
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    Here's a Wall Street Journal poll on this subject; http://online.wsj.com/community/grou...mentid=1818385
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    If our elected idiots were smart, they wouldn't have to worry about this wikileaks because there wouldn't be anything to leak.

    Bunch a idiots running amuck making a damn fool out of America.

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    Assange just may be one of those elitists who feels he has the right to decide for everyone else what is right or wrong while not believing he himself is accountable for doing wrong; http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010...detention-rape

    If nothing else, this rape case shows that Assange feels he is above the law.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoBoTeq View Post
    I must say I too am uncomfortable with a governments "reasons" for taking away freedoms. As I have stated before though, I can turn my head on dirty dealings that get a difficult job done in the name of security for Americans.

    Seems that WikiLeaks is headed by an intelligent, albeit liberal misguided Australian; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Assange

    So, the money has to come from somewhere. If not from Islamic sources, then I would suspect the George Soros group of world Nazi wannabies.
    As far as Wikileaks and their releasing of classified materials. I would first try and do the right thing so their is less "embarassing" stuff out there to begin with. That would stop the need that Wikileaks probably feels in exposing some of this stuff. It also seems to me that the govt. needs to review their handling of classified materials everything from what gets classified to how it is stored, shared etc. imo.

    As far as the money, I don't know that there is a big budget connected with this. Outside of this statement I am not going to acknowledge the Soros-Nazi comment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoBoTeq View Post
    Assange just may be one of those elitists who feels he has the right to decide for everyone else what is right or wrong while not believing he himself is accountable for doing wrong; http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010...detention-rape

    If nothing else, this rape case shows that Assange feels he is above the law.
    Maybe he wants to expose the truth so people can make up their own mind as to what is right or wrong.

    As for his guilt or innosence in this rape case I don't know. Maybe he is just the person a lot of governments would want to frame at all costs.

    All of the above seems plausible to me I just don't know.

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