CRS report: “..any prosecution of Wikileaks would be unprecedented”..FAS: “..for our part, we would oppose criminal prosecution of Wikileaks under the Espionage Act”

Secrecy News from the FAS* Project on Government Secrecy

“There appears to be no statute that generally proscribes the
acquisition or publication of diplomatic cables,” according to a newly
updated report (pdf) from the Congressional Research Service,..”

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*FAS = Federation of American Scientists

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1 Comment

  1. Is that the reason that they don’t do the same things with say Russia, or China? My guess is that if they did they, as in all that are involved, would wake up with their collective heads on a fence post somewhere quite prominent.

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