December 9, 2010

American prosecutors fishing for Assange

 The US Justice Department is tying itself in knots to ensure that Julian Assange becomes the martyr and generational chasm of the coming decade; even if the department does nothing more sinister than bleat (unlikely), the outcome is pretty much sealed:
The Justice Department, in considering whether and how it might indict Julian Assange, is looking beyond the Espionage Act of 1917 to other possible offenses, including conspiracy or trafficking in stolen property, according to officials familiar with the investigation.

Wikileaks prosecution studied by Justice Department

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