Julian Assange Is Angry At Glenn Greenwald And He’s Not Going To Take It Anymore

War of the whistleblowers.

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In the left corner, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks and the original 21st century champion of exposing government secrecy via whistleblowers. In the right corner, Glenn Greenwald, journalist and columnist whose National Security Agency reporting has shed light on mass government abuse of privacy. Assange is about to celebrate his second anniversary living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London as he avoids an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct in Sweden. Greenwald, meanwhile, has won a Pulitzer for his reporting, for The Guardian newspaper.

3. The story, based on documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden, revealed that the NSA is secretly recording “virtually every cell phone conversation” in the Bahamas and four other countries, one of which The Intercept did not name.

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