Saturday, July 30, 2016
A Falling Out Between Wikileaks And Edward Snowden?
Daily Mail: ‘Opportunism won’t earn you a pardon’: Wikileaks hits back at Edward Snowden after whistleblower blasted the website for ‘leaking ordinary people’s emails’
* WikiLeaks released DNC emails over the weekend causing chair to resign
* But the data also included sensitive information of DNC donors and guests
* Snowden tweeted that their 'hostility to even modest curation is a mistake'
* The group hit back: 'Opportunism won't earn you a pardon from Clinton'
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and transparency website WikiLeaks are clashing over how best to handle the publication of sensitive data, in a public spat played out over Twitter.
WikiLeaks has come under increasing criticism over what it publishes, particularly following the release of what the website advertised as emails from Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party.
When a large numbers of emails turned out to be little more than messages from ordinary citizens, critics said WikiLeaks should have exercised better discretion to protect innocent people's privacy.
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WNU Editor: Edward Snowden is not going to get a pardon from Hillary Clinton .... and maybe Wikileaks should edit their info more closely before releasing it to the public. But my guess is that they do not have the manpower to do so.