Julian Assange talks about his book and when he met Eric Schmidt the CEO of Google, and says that Hillary Clinton's back channel was Lisa Shields, Eric Schmidt's girl friend. He basically describes why he thinks that Google and State Department are working closely with each other.
In the light of the recent press statements by Openleaks spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg we decided to have a look at some older coverage, in particular his Spiegel interview from the 27th of September 2010. It appeared soon after he had left Wikileaks, and it was also translated into English
On the eve of the extradition hearing for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange in London, Democracy Now! spent an exclusive hour with David House, who co-founded the Bradley Manning Support Network after U.S. Army Private Manning was arrested for allegedly releasing classified U.S. military documents to WikiLeaks.
Our initial idea which never got implemented our initial idea was that, look at all those people editing Wikipedia. Look at all the junk that they re working on. Surely, if you give them a fresh classified document about the human rights atrocities in Falluja, that the rest of the world has not seen before, that, you know, that s a secret document, surely all those people that are busy working on articles about history and mathematics and so on, and all those bloggers that are busy pontificating about the abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan and other countries and other human rights disasters, who are complaining that they can only respond to the NY Times, because they don t have sources of their own, surely those people will step forward, given fresh source material and do something.