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More on Freedom of Speech and Julian Assange (WikiLeaks)

Posted by John R. on Sunday, August 22, 2010, In : publishing 

Four days ago I posted "Is Freedom of Speech Being Chased Out of America?" which introduced the story of WikiLeaks and it's owner Julian Assange.

Julian fled to Sweden to avoid the possibility of having his site shut down here in America due to his publishing sensitive Pentagon documents...How did he get the docs and are they really worth all the fuss? I don't know. But, I do wonder about the efficiency of the Pentagon.

Anyway, here is an update on Julian Assange in Sweden from BBC news:


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Is Freedom of Speech Being Chased Out of America?

Posted by John R. on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, In : publishing 
More intrigue and suspense in the publishing world!...This time all the way to the Pentagon (I don't know which is worse at guarding it's own top secret stuff, the NSA, CIA or the Pentagon?). 

It seems the website WikiLeaks got it's hands on some loose-guarded documents RE the Afghan war and has been publishing them, much to the chagrin of Pentagon officials.

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks' owner, fearing the Pentagon will try and shut him down, has moved his servers to Sweden and will apply for a S...

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John R. Austin Writer, Old-Warrior-Adventurer, Blogger... I was born in Key West, Florida. A rather famous hangout for some past famous writers: Hemingway and Tennessee Williams to name two. I just hope that I possess a glimmer of their talent. I have a bachelors degree in architecture/construction and a master's degree in industrial engineering. I have been writing for fifty plus years. Most of my writing has been in the technical, instructional and business areas. I am working on my first book: "Havana Harvest---When Cuba Was Naughty" which details my coming of age experiences in 1958 Havana, Cuba, at the age of 15. Please visit my other blog "Writers Welcome Blog" at


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