Category: WikiLeaks

Citizen Bezos: “How to run a newspaper”

This takes me back to my university film studies days. http://youtu.be/tzhb3U2cONs This bit, in particular, catches my attention: KANE Mr. Thatcher, the trouble is you don’t realize you’re talking to two people. As Charles Foster Kane, who owns eighty-two thousand…

How to resolve the Assange conundrum

There’s a simplistic piece over at Labour List today where those who dare to defend – even if only partially – the non-extraditing of Julian Assange to Sweden are defined in this easy and casual paragraph: When it comes to…

Does secrecy ever get intruded upon?

The prostitution scandal currently affecting the American Secret Service, and which has already led to three dismissals, is interesting.  If we were still living in a world where WikiLeaks held sway, this would surely have been a story they’d have…

How about we spook the lobbyists?

The other day I suggested we revolutionise Big Pharma by permitting its access to confidential NHS patient records in exchange for it agreeing to open source any resulting research.  Today, we have this self-evident scandal where it would appear lobbyists…