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[liberationtech] Assange's claim about Tor losing US government support due to WikiLeaks
case at SDF.ORG
Sun Feb 26 21:52:57 PST 2012
On Sun, 19 Feb 2012, James S. Tyre wrote:
> I didn't intend to speak badly of Julian. If what I wrote came across
> that way, it was inadvertent. What irritated me was the flippant "who
> cares what cryptome thinks?" Julian has done a number of good things,
> and some going back into the eighties. But Julian didn't get into
> publishing leaks until many years after John and his spouse started
> doing it on cryptome (and associated sites).
If Julian were optimizing for leaks, Joe Six Pack would not know his name.
The fact that j6p *does* know his name shows that Julian is optimizing for
something other than leaks.
There is much more to be said about this, but I don't want the primary
point to be lost in the noise: Julian is not doing this for you, or for
us, or for the world, or anything like that.
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