Adrian Lamo – government informant Daily News Roundup 29 December, 2010

29 December, 2010 —

2010: The Best and the Worst
… Hate Assange crowd, Poulsen’s refusal to release the transcripts of the
Bradley Manning-Adrian Lamo dialogue that got Bradley busted is just the
most …

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The worsening journalistic disgrace at Wired By Glenn Greenwald

27 December, 2010 –


Kevin Poulsen and Bradley Manning

(updated below)

For more than six months, Wired‘s Senior Editor Kevin Poulsen has possessed — but refuses to publish — the key evidence in one of the year’s most significant political stories:  the arrest of U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning for allegedly acting as WikiLeaks’ source. In late May, Adrian Lamo — at the same time he was working with the FBI as a government informant against Manning — gave Poulsen what he purported to be the full chat logs between Manning and Lamo in which the Army Private allegedly confessed to having been the source for the various cables, documents and video that WikiLeaks released throughout this year. In interviews with me in June, both Poulsen and Lamo confirmed that Lamo placed no substantive restrictions on Poulsen with regard to the chat logs:  Wired was and remains free to publish the logs in their entirety.

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