Glenn Greenwald: Dianne Feinstein targets press freedomSubmitted by amberwaves on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 13:57
Glenn Greenwald writes in Salon about how California's Sen. Feinstien's calls for prosecution of Julian Assange would also imperil press freedom in the United States.
The California Democrat, long a prime defender of the Surveillance State, renews her assault on the First Amendment
The supreme Senate defender of state secrecy and the Surveillance State, California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, yesterday issued a statement to Australia’s largest newspaper, The Sydney Morning Herald, demanding (once again) the prosecution of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange
... Indeed, unlike WikiLeaks, which has never done so, The New York Times has repeatedly published Top Secret information. That’s why the prosecution that Feinstein demands for WikiLeaks would be the gravest threat to press freedom and basic transparency in decades.