What To Do about Wikileaks
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 26 December 2010, Question 3
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 26 December 2010, I answered a question on what to do about Wikileaks.
What should the US government do about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange? In particular, can and should the US government go after him, given that he is not an American citizen and he apparently committed his bad acts outside of US territory?
My Answer, In Brief: Wikileaks is a major problem, but it's wrong for the US to claim power to prosecute anyone anywhere.
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