Jun 22, 2012
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“Keith Thomas writes: Paul Barry refers to the success of The New York Times’ paywall. I have subscribed to this service since it was launched and am very pleased with what I get for my $US35 a month.”
I hope Keith Thomas is not really paying $US35 a month; it is costing me $15.
The Iron Age?
Bruce Dobbie – in answer to your closing question, almost certainly from the US Government
Assange is no more a receiver of stolen goods than any other journalist who publishes leaked information, which must be just about every one of them.
@ KEBAB SHOP PIZZA
Love your work.
I assume that Bruce Dobbie believes that all journalists who publish leaked
documents, or information obtained from them, should be gaoled.
That would certainly curtail scrutiny of governments, and pretty much
end investigative journalism that is in the public interest.