A really compelling tale of behind-the-scenes life at Wikileaks from James Ball:
Faced with the bizarre situation of being asked to sign a gag order by a whistleblowing organization, I, alone, refused. Encouraged by Julian (I later learned), WikiLeaks staffers kept me up until 3 a.m. pressuring me to sign. Early the next morning, I awoke with Assange sat on my bed, pressuring me to sign–even before I was dressed. I held out, eventually left our remote location, and didn’t go back.
It seems like a shame that the terrible personal failings of Julian Assange come to overshadow the good work being done in the early days of the service.
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