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Julian Assange ducks the tough questions in video Reddit AMA

Tue Jan 10 07:39:54 EST 2017 | Mashable
Julian Assange talked for a long time in a video Reddit AMA on Tuesday, but he didn't have too much to say on the big questions.  WikiLeaks' proposed database of everyone verified on Twitter? A "false story."  Criticism from the press or politicians? "Ad-hominem attacks."  And Russia? On the receiving end of "critical" WikiLeaks' document dumps, just like the United States.  Instead, Assange waxed poetic about privacy, surveillance and WikiLeaks' fight against the ruling clas..

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Julian Assange talked for a long time in a video Reddit AMA on Tuesday, but he didn't have too much to say on the big questions.  WikiLeaks' proposed database of everyone veri..
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