Is Julian Assange, the Salmon Rushdie of the 21st Century?


Remember the time when a Middle East state was hunting the author of a document deemed to be a threat against its sovereignty? No, I’m not talking about Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange and the USA. Salmon Rushdie was just such a target during the early 1990s. Forced to go into hiding to flee state terrorism unleashed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. How history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.

Here are some interesting links related to the Wikileaks Saga

Umberto Eco – Not Such Wicked Leaks

The Economist In defence of WikiLeaks

El Pais This has never happened before

Wikileaks Censorship

Columbia University retracts Wikileaks student ban

Twitter censoring #wikileaks discussion

Response to Censorship

Operation Avenge Assange

Pirates Seek an Alternative Internet

And just to remind you

http://sowhyiswikileaksagoodthingagain.com/

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