Russia reported that Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks exploded Facebook, calling it the “most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.” Assange, who is presently struggling banishment to Sweden from the U.K., allege on the Russian news channel that the social networking location was utilized by the U.S. government to discover on its citizens.
He said, “Here we have the world’s most comprehensive database about people — their relationships, their names, their addresses, their locations and the communications with each other, their relatives — all sitting within the United States, all accessible to U.S. intelligence. Facebook, Google, Yahoo, all these major U.S. organizations have built-in interfaces for U.S. intelligence.”
“It’s not a matter of serving a subpoena. They have an interface that they have developed for U.S. intelligence to use” Assange said.
He as well alleged that people utilizing Facebook were assisting U.S. intelligence operatives.
“Everyone should understand that when they add their friends to Facebook, they are doing free work for United States intelligence agencies in building this database for them.”
Assange moreover addressed newest revelation of WikiLeak concerning Guantanamo Bay being utilized to imprison dozens of terrorists who confessed plotting assaults against the West.
He said, “You know it has been a haven for terrorists, and it is certainly a haven for oligarchs and former regime dictators that have come here.”
Assange as well slammed the media for deforming data and spoke out on politics in the Middle East and North Africa and struggling his expulsion to Sweden.
Last August a judge ruled that Assange must be extradited to Sweden where he is blamed of sexually attacking one Swedish woman and raping one more throughout a visit to Stockholm last August.
Assange refused the allegations and said the charges were politically aggravated.
He will plea against the decision of British judge to transfer him to Sweden in a hearing at the High Court in London from July 12-13.
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