WikiLeaks: New Disclosures and Legal Issues of Its Founder

WikiLeaks: New Disclosures and Legal Issues of Its Founder

Despite a series of severe blows, Wikileaks is going strong and continuing to release classified documents. Over the last few days, Julian Assange, the site’s founder, was denied bail in London; Wikileaks' primary address was...

Despite a series of severe blows, Wikileaks is going strong and continuing to release classified documents. Over the last few days, Julian Assange, the site’s founder, was denied bail in London; Wikileaks' primary address was deactivated; it was dumped by its server; and various affiliated companies cut ties with the organization. The U.S. Justice Department is currently looking into what charges it can bring against Assange. In response, supporters have gone on the offensive retaliating against those they deemed hostile to Wikileaks and hundreds of “mirror” sites appeared on the web. Diane gets an update on the new disclosures from Wikileaks and how the site keeps going and growing.

Guests

John Burns

chief foreign correspondent of "The New York Times"

Tom Gjelten

correspondent, NPR, and author of "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause."

Stephen Vladeck

professor at American University Washington College of Law, who specializes in national security law and constitutional law.

Declan McCullagh

chief political correspondent for CNET, which is part of CBS Corporation.

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