“Lives at Risk Around the World”: Reflections on the Empire’s Latest WikiLeaks Episode

03/12/10 0 COMMENTS

Two days ago the warmongering U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman voiced broad elite American opinion when he called for Internet companies to refuse to provide hosting for the WikiLeaks Web Site. “No responsible company – whether American or foreign – should assist WikiLeaks in its effort to disseminate their stolen materials,” said Lieberman. Amazon.com has already complied (belatedly in Lieberman’s view) with Big Brother’s (Homeland Security’s) request that it put First Amendment concerns aside by denying hosting services to WikiLeaks. According to the senator, WikiLeaks’ “illegal and outrageous, and reckless acts have compromised our national security and put lives at risk around the world”…read further

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