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[-] [email protected] 9 points 3 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting this many downvotes. How come? Was it the sexual assault allegations? I have a feeling it was the sexual assault allegations.

[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

It's the fact that he's a Putin stooge and an information terrorist. He has all the secrets, everyone's, but only releases those that help his and his benefactors political views, and withholding secrets that hurt his side, essentially turning secrets into a weapon. I believe a bond villain literally did that.

I have no sympathy for this guy. He's not a whistle blower or noble believer of truth. He is a self interested, selfish, rich old fuck, just like the rest of them.

I believe his wealth is somewhere in the 100 million mark still, how did he get that while other whistle blowers got nothing and just went straight to jail?

[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 weeks ago

So I checked the top 3 websites and they all give wildly different net worth figures for assange, with none of them citing sources.

The best example I found of him being a rich person that is verifiable is this:

In 2010, Assange received a deal for his autobiography worth at least US$1.3 million.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 weeks ago

He's not a sympathetic character and he appears to have something bordering on a messiah complex. At the same time I think the vindictive use of the courts and the expense spent on pursuing him have been bad form by the USA/UK.

The actual "hacking" charge they are trying to stick on him is extremely tenuous and sets a bad precedent. Most recently Biden has been considering a request from Australia to allow him to be released to them.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 3 weeks ago

It's the fact that he's a Putin stooge and an information terrorist.

and you’re a lying sack of shit.

He has all the secrets, everyone's,

how the fuck would he have “everyone’s secrets”?!!!

but only releases those that help his and his benefactors political views, and withholding secrets that hurt his side,

no, they only release those that they have and that they can verify

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

I love how you just have no clue what he did but you're really mad he's being punished.

Almost like you're the one full of shit.

[-] [email protected] 0 points 3 weeks ago

Insults are the mind's way of rejecting the hurtful reality that you're wrong

[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

I think it's the combination of editorializing and outright misinformation in this "article".

Here's a real news article about the same topic.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

Sweet, thanks for that!

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately a lot of people have fallen for the government propaganda about him.

[-] [email protected] 0 points 3 weeks ago

Don't forget, any info you don't believe is just government propaganda! Just like vaccines, the moon landing, and the spherical nature of the planet!

[-] [email protected] 1 points 3 weeks ago

the spherical nature of the planet!

It's closer to an ellipsoid.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 weeks ago

Let him go you fucking ghouls!

[-] [email protected] 10 points 3 weeks ago

You need to direct this at the people who are really in control here. Successive US presidents that have been bullish in baying for his extradition. Obama, Trump, and now Biden. Yes it's been going on that long.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago

I know I know. I regularly attend protests at Belmarsh and Australia house.

[-] [email protected] -5 points 3 weeks ago

Fuck this democracy attacking douche.

Wiki-wahhhhhhh

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

Apparently attacking democracy = exposing the US army killing hundreds of civilians

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