Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Omidyar on PayPal and WikiLeaks--and WikiLeaks Responds
tonight at Huff Post revisited his former company's move to block donations to WikiLeaks three years ago (that would be PayPal), how he joined an editorial protest about that, but also hits Anonymous efforts to hurt PayPal (the trial of the "PayPal 14" is about to begin. And now WikiLeaks responds already to his piece on Twitter, including: "Appreciate some of the other comments but they are undermined by the central issue of the blockade being falsely presented....As far as we are aware the PayPal blockade of WikiLeaks has never been lifted. No direct transactions to WL. You list 3rd parties."
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch