If the Justice Department Is Investigating Manning-Wikileaks, Why Isn’t It Investigating Lamo-Wired?

[A few days ago,Salon's Glenn Greenwald took the editors ofWiredto task for not publishing the full chat logs between Adrian Lamo and Bradley Manning, though they're the only news outlet in possession of them. Wiredresponded, saying it published all the logs that are relevant. Their back-and-forth continues. Go here for more background and here for some context.]

WikiLeaks says that their software allows a leaker to upload information to them with complete anonymity. WikiLeaks’ editor Julian Assange has repeatedly said that he does not know if Private Bradley Manning is, in fact, the leaker of any particular set of U.S. government documents. Contrary to the assumption made by CNN’s correspondent Jennifer Yellin, Assange would not go to jail in a Judy Miller-like fashion to protect his source, if he never knew who his source was.

Read the resthere.


Firedoglake / By Cynthia Kouril

Posted at December 31, 2010, 4:17am

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