by Mike Masnick
Mon, Jan 24th 2011 4:06pm
Last week, I wrote about the fascinating panel discussion about Wikileaks I attended, which had Daniel Ellsberg (of Pentagon Papers fame), Clay Shirky, Roy Singham, Peter Thiel and Jonathan Zittrain. In the discussion, I noted that there really wasn't anyone on the panel who felt that Wikileaks was definitively "bad," which made some in the comments falsely assume that the panel just involved people all agreeing with each other. Thankfully, the video is now up (and embedded below) so you can see the full discussion for yourself. It's long -- nearly two hours -- but worth it. As you can see, the panel most certainly does not agree with each other, each of the participants raises thoughtful ideas and questions, with many being challenged by others. I thought it was a very productive and worthwhile discussion that should get people thinking a lot about how they view Wikileaks.
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