Originally Posted by Servina
If Wikileaks is indiscriminate, then that's wrong. However, as I've already said: there are some things that open government makes more accessible, such as human rights. I stick by my point that I DO want to know if the privileged white men in suits who have been given power to make decisions are sanctioning torture.
And I agree.
However, Wikileaks were not the first to expose waterboarding by the US - knowledge of it has been in the public arena for quite some time. And, yes, the public should speak up and take a stand.
Amnesty International have been reporting on torture used by governments for a long time now. A lot of us are already aware and doing something about it.
However, I don't think Wikileaks is necessarily adding much value to this process.
BTW - David Cameron actually attacked ex-President Bush's support of waterboarding: