To Protect State Secrets,

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by iJohnHenry, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. iJohnHenry macrumors P6


    Mar 22, 2008
    On tenterhooks
    Pentagon Buys and Destroys Book

    I haven't noticed this one float by in the last few days here.

    Probably trying to hide a massive cluster-feck on the political scene.

    Ah, I don't think so.

    They would just be hammered via The Official Secrets Act. :rolleyes:
  2. Shivetya macrumors 65816

    Jan 16, 2008
    wikileaks should just publish a copy of the original text.
  3. chrmjenkins macrumors 603


    Oct 29, 2007
    Given that the second edited version won't be burned, the publisher is getting a lot of free publicity (plus 10k book sales). Why they think they can keep the story under wraps in the digital age is beyond me though.
  4. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    While I can understand the desire to maintain some degree of secrecy...

    we usually just find out that they are merely trying to prevent revelations of idiocy.
  5. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

    Rodimus Prime

    Oct 9, 2006
    and in doing so wikileaks rightfully sued for publishing copy righted material and have to pay my guess a pretty penny for it.

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