December 17th, 2010

Jemima Khan’s Hypocrisy

Seeing a passing bandwagon, attention craving Jemima Khan decided to delve deep into her family’s wealth to help bail out Julian Assange. Explaining her decision she wrote:

“I believe that this is about censorship and intimidation… On the one hand, the US is proud of its First Amendment and its long-standing commitment to the freedom of speech…On the other hand, it is examining ways to take legal action against Assange, who is in effect editor of the world’s first stateless (non-profit) media organisation… WikiLeaks offers a new type of investigative journalism… I feel passionately that democracy needs a strong and free media.”

A noble sentiment perhaps, but Khan hasn’t always put her money where her mouth now is, in fact quite the opposite. She seems to have suffered slight amnesia forgetting the time when she wasn’t such an advocate for free speech. The Goldsmith consiglieres, with the aid of Carter Ruck, flipped a switch when their super-injunction gagging order was leaked to, wait for it… Wikileaks:

December 24, 2008

December the 15th saw a secret UK court hearing, with secret participants, produce a secret order to secretly gag the population, the terms of which are secret and the revelation of which is punishable by up to 10 years of imprisonment. How many of these orders exist is unknowable—we glimpse at the severity of the problem only when the orders are violated. So let’s start violating them.

Wikileaks previously released the gag order for the Northern Rock bank collapse, now we release the secret gag order made by High Court Justice Tugendhat on Dec 15, 2008 aimed at covering up an email leak from the British establishment. The secret order first targeted UK newspapers, but our copy was destined for the UK Parliamentary blogger ‘Guido Fawkes’, editor of ‘‘. The summary states:

  1. The identities of the Applicants/Claimants must remain confidential.
  2. The fact of the existence of the Orders must remain confidential.
  3. The terms of the Orders must remain confidential.

The order concerns emails from Zac Goldsmith, a noted 2005 Conservative party recruit, and social climber sibling Jemima Khan. Both are heirs to the late billionaire financier Sir James Goldsmith. Needless to say there are no teachers, small business owners or technicians being granted secret media gag orders in the UK.

The order states that anyone who knows of the order must obey it, so plaintiff lawyers Carter Ruck have served the order on media outlets across the British Isles.

Britain is an increasingly dangerous Western disgrace, but you won’t hear about it in the British press.

Oh the irony, needless to say Guido told them to get stuffed


  1. 1
    Fry His Ass-ange says:

    All the luvies and useful idiots are out in full force on this one.

  2. 2
    I like gold says:

    I like gold

  3. 3

    But she a great rubber duck.

  4. 4
    Chris says:

    Hopefully there’s more good stuff to come out to rival the Brazilian authority’s systematically & institutionally locking away Muslims on fake narcotics charges

    Most of the other stuff has just been idle gossip

  5. 5
    AngryEnglishJon says:

    Bugger all to do with her shallow life. Better she shut up along with the rest of the sanctimonious pillocks

  6. 6
    JRand says:

    Good on the Brazilians!

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    Righty Right Wing (Mrs) says:

    Her hypocrisy is delicious.

    Give her a job at the BBC.

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    Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

    The Guardian described her as ” The writer Jemima Khan” – can anyone enlightend me as to exactly what she has produced that we should be reading. She is just a good time girl who just happened to marry a famous cricketer; if she was from council estate and not from the Goldsmith clan she would be more aptly described as a slapper ( bit like our friend Sally Bercow really)

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    Hamish says:

    Be charitable, Guido.
    There is great rejoicing in heaven if one sinner repents.
    As well as giggling down here, and gnashing of teeth in the basement.

  10. 10
    Gordon Brown says:

    Today I will be a Betamax video recorder.

  11. 11
    Gordon Brown ate my hamster says:

    If you believe in free speech, Guido, then why don’t you remove your moderation algorithm?

  12. 12
    Twat Watch says:

    Because otherwise the site would be overrun with obsessive twats with their little hobby horses, no doubt including yourself.

  13. 13
    J Harold Wilson says:

    Yesterday’s man.

  14. 14
    He says:

    With crutons

  15. 15
    hazy memory says:

    Wasn’t there some article from Jemima a little while ago about modifying free speech laws so as not to offend muslims?

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    Anonymous says:

    I wonder if Assange’s bloated c*u*n*t of a lawyer would make public all privileged conversations with his clients. In the spirit of openess of course.

  17. 17
    I says:

    I’m not used to the complexity of this site. I ment to respond to #9

  18. 18
    Jemima Khan't says:

    The world is full of hypocrites, you included Guido, daahling.

  19. 19
    Who! Me? says:

    What, you mean like Pauline Prescott visiting war widows for The One Show? Pure irony!

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    My other car's a Merkava says:

    Why did she keep her married name? Is she a self-hating you-know-what?

  21. 21
    Anonymous says:

    Not many of them supported the ‘freedom of speech’ of Gert Wilders or the Koran burning pastor from Texas.

    I wonder why?

  22. 22
    Righty Right Wing (Mrs) says:


  23. 23
    Mike Hunt says:

    ‘kin muzzies take offence at anything, chippy fuckers.

  24. 24
    Gordon Brown ate my hamster. says:

    Remove your tongue from his rectum. He’s not handing out prizes for sycophancy.

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    Double click says:

    Read Wikipedia. She did it to keep her surname the same her kids’.

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    Hello Mum says:

    I feel this is grossly unfair to the Betamax format. It was superior to VHS. Perhaps Video 2000 is a better comparison.

  27. 27
    Double click says:

    Arse. “The same AS her kids'”.

  28. 28
    confused says:

    does Gordon Brown have life insurance?

    surely a true socialist would be happy to leave the fate of his wife and children to the arm embrace of the state

  29. 29
    OMG! I so can't believe you just said that! says:

    I.E. Defunct before it left the factory.

  30. 30
    The Penguin says:

    Yeah, damn right – but wouldn’t you just like a chance to do to her what her lovely family have done to so many?

    The Penguin.

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    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    One again i am not in any way suprised at the hypocrisy of a lefty luvvie. This wikileaks/Assange business is not about ‘free speech’, instead its about embarrasing the west and especially the US

    Free speech doesnt mean you have the right to blab everything you know, especially if those things are meant to be confidential. I used to be a soldier and I know things that may be useful to an enemy but I dont blab about them. I have no right to blab about them either to the press, the world at large or wikileaks

    I have access to personal details of clients which they would not wish me to splurge all over the internet, and I have no right to.

    This wikileaks bollocks is nothing to do with free speech. Stealing confidential material and then publically revealing all is not an exercise in free speech at all. If it where considered as such then we would seemingly have no right nor expectation of any privacy whatsoever.

    So in that vein, if Jemima Khan believes so passionatley in this sort of ‘free speech’ i demand, and am entitled to, answers to the following questions:

    When did you last have a really good shit?

    When did you last have a period?

    how many sexual partners have you had?

    have you ever had a sexually transmitted disease?

    do you take it in the ass?

    please make available all your medical records

    please make available all you banking details and statements.

    please make available a record of all your texts, phonecalls, emails, internet search history, online shopping, flights and travel details.

    Please reveal your home address, phone numbers, email addresses and such.

    The answers are to those questions are personal and, of course, I have no right to know them. I dont actually care about the answers to these questions, I simply wish to publish them online in order to embarress her.

    So lets stop with this ‘free speech’ bollocks because this is nothing of the sort.

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    They're all smug, sneering, Celt cunts at the BBC, 'cept Kuenssberg whom I wish to bum intensely says:

    Yes but Ms Khan is very sexually submissive I have heard, this situation far outweighs any so called ‘ipocrisy’

    Pikey Fawkes wants the UK to remain an unthinking puppet to the Washington warlord’s depraved demands

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    Penfold says:

    Spoilt little rich girl, jumping on a bandwagon.

    Perhaps she wants to marry Juli baby, and mother him diddums, and grab that media spotlight.

    Hypocrisy was always at the forefront of the Goldschmidts.

    He might have been a “financier”, but having had dealings with the old shark in his Cavenham days, he was a very naughty boy.!! Dodgy, used car dodgy.

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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Doesn’t alter the fact that Wikileaks is a good thing and that the latest releases are something we are entitled to know about.

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    Yanks turn on their Own says:

    How come the Luvvies are not sticking up for Private Bradley Manning who has been in solitary cofinement for six months without charge or trial? He is not allowed to exercise and hasn’t even got a pillow.

    Wikileaks organised a collection for his legal expenses but the money has not reached the organisation that has taken on his defence.

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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    I suppose you can’t really see the difference between what states get up to at our expense and what individuals do in their own lives?

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    Jedi Knight says:

    All Hackers are by definition: crooks.

    They are no different from Nigerian hoods fleecing saddoes on the internet or Russian mafia selling watches or viagra to online twats.

    Assange is the Numero Uno Crook. Just because he is anti-American he is suddenly a Hero of the People. He is indifferent – like the Hard Wired Luvvy Left – to tyrannies like Venezuala, Iran, North Korea or Russia.

    The same wankers who glorify violent demos in the UK will no doubt rush to support him & his band of halfwits by claiming “freedom of speech etc” but in reality they are silent on the thugocracies they admire that commit heinious crimes in the name of Islam or African nationalism.

    Assange is now playing the “victim” card but he is responsible for dangerous activities that have led to deaths. After he exposed the Kenyan Governments policy on Aids a few years back, hundreds died in the subsequent riots and thousands were displaced.

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    They're all smug, sneering, Celt cunts at the BBC, 'cept Kuenssberg whom I wish to bum intensely says:

    What’s the issue with that?

    I am a law abiding, very right of centre, high-rate taxpayng, England for the English fellow, but I despise the yank trash.

    9/11 would have far more enjoyable if 50 planes had rained down on the vermin

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    Sue Denim says:

    Apocryphal. Sony were just sore losers.

  40. 40
    Piss Be Upon Them says:

    Encouraging news, let us hope it catches on. Though I would still prefer permanent eviction.

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    Anonymous says:

    Old Man Goldsmith was a crook, no question. Everybody knows that.

  42. 42
    status quo says:

    Dale has another blogpost this morning. The farewell tour continues.

  43. 43
    Publish and be damned says:

    As far as I am aware assange is not a hacker.

    He is a journalist who publishes leaked info. Just like the Telegraph did on MPs expenses.

  44. 44
    Anonymous says:

    No. The latest releases are interesting and they embarrass various governments, which we like.

    I would say we aren’t entitled to know the contents of these documents, actually. But I very much like being shown them.

  45. 45
    albacore says:

    If she’s a hypocrite, she ain’t the only one.
    There was a significant High Court ruling this morning that gave freedom of speech a rare boost and the Equality and Human Rights Commission a right shafting.
    It is and will remain outside Fawkes’ box.

  46. 46
    Bollock Counter says:

    I’m replying to everyone. Bollocks!

  47. 47
    Jedi Knight says:

    Assange began his career in Australia as a hacker.

  48. 48
    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    I dont agree sir.

  49. 49
    Ewanme says:

    Coooeeee , Henry , hun xx .

    I just had a good dump , if that’s of any interest to you ???

    E x .


    P.S. Can we have the craption comp early today , Guido , darlin ??? Ta .

  50. 50
    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    Am I expected to feed this troll?

  51. 51
    Anonymous says:

    Low key on the BBC as well. Imagine if the decision had been the other way?

  52. 52
    Anonymous says:

    Either you’re for openess or you’re not. You’re clearly in the hypocritical ‘Not’ camp.

  53. 53
    potty says:

    Quite Guido & haven’t your 2008 predictions come to pass

  54. 54
    DikiLeaks says:

    The queen is dead. Long live the queen.

  55. 55
    P. Doff says:

    Yup… goes like the quackers!

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    Bollock Counter says:

    Risable, Assange is a stooge, he is owned by Soros and the CIA feed him gossipy tit bits, dressed up as ‘national security’ breaches, in their aim to defang and regulate the internet. Assange is their useful idiot.

  57. 57
    The Management says:

    Yes. Get on with it.

  58. 58
    Hard-Lazing Voter says:

    Bradley Manning doesn’t have a cult of personality to maintain.

    All hail Lord Assange! Truth to the tenets of Wikileakity!

    When they eventually commit mass-suicide, what will they use in place of Kool-Aid? Robinsons’ cordiale?

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    justa Yoof having a bit of fun says:

    When he was just sixteen and he did it for the buzz and did no damage. Although it is not surprising that the US authorities want to label him as a hacker today.

  60. 60
    Bollock Counter says:

    LOL, you have heard correctly, she has a Dianaesque fondness for the back door too, allegedly.

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    Gordon Brown ate my hamster says:

    Can some of you fuckwits make up your mind? Either you’re for free speech or you’re not. You come to a site which – quite rightly – exposes crooked politicians and dodgy goings on in Westminster, and yet you get all worked up because a European has exposed what the American and British governments have been saying and doing. You’re all for who’s shagging who in Big Ben Town but your subservient streak means you desperately want to crush anyone who dares embarrass Uncle Sam and its military industrial board of directors. I’m for 100% free speech, whether it’s details about Handycock’s sinister behaviour, or details about an Apache gunship obliterating 20 Iraqi civilians.

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    Jemima's dad says:

    Never did understand why she ran off to Pakistan became a Muslim and married that ex cricketer who was old enough to be her dad.

  63. 63
    Bollock Counter says:

    He did however possess a single redeeming principle, of which he was absolutely correct.

  64. 64
    lol says:

    Get your tinfoil hat before all the Grauniadistas clear the shelves!

  65. 65
    The truth will out. says:

    At least we now know that the English Plod were gathering evidence against the McCanns.

  66. 66
    pissed off voter says:

    he may well be hypocriical but she sure is not alone

    e.g. lib dumbs and tuition fees
    Cameron and EU
    Brown and almost everything

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    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    Shhh…. you dont want everyone to know!

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    lol says:

    He’s a fucking hypocrite too.

  69. 69
    David Cameron says:

    Just think. I now sleep where Gordon used to wank.

  70. 70
    Gordon Brown ate my hamster says:

    You like someone who called his pet pigs Anne and Frank? Right. Look, there’s a documentary on Hitler! Go and wank to your hero!

  71. 71
    Twat Watch says:

    Hit a nerve have I? I bet you’re one of those wankers who used to bore on about conspiracy theories.

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    Julian Assminge fucked the USA while they were asleep says:

    What really made me gag with laughter was in Mark Stephens’ first statement to the press. He said that Assminge’s supporters had pledged their ‘hard earned money’ to the cause.

    Jem Khan’s ‘hard earned money’ WTF!!?? Hello? Fuck! Even I think that and I’m a wingnut FFS!!!

  73. 73
    The Watcher says:

    I wonder how she values free speech in Pakistan where a woman is awaiting execution for converting to Christianity? I always fancied JG – but never imagined she was so shallow.

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    sapailo says:

    So ,chips with everything

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    Anonymous says:

    there isn’t a tv camera crew within 40 miles of bradley manning. these people would support a nazi war criminal if they thought it would get them some positive face time with the proles

    for once it might actually do some good however

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    jgm2 says:

    What secret AIDS policy was that which so enraged the voters of Kenya?

  77. 77
    Anonymous says:

    To protect the silly P******s from their own actions, better to act now than at some later at much greater cost, just as Jimmy Gordon did over the bankers, PFI etc and we know how much is costing us.

  78. 78
    Hard-Lazing Voter says:

    So why didn’t she change their names to Goldsmith?

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    Kristall Nacht says:

    Jedi Knight, go fuck yourself as you know nothing about that whereof you speak. Here are the facts, as laid out by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates:

    “Now, I’ve heard the impact of these releases on our foreign policy described as a meltdown, as a game-changer, and so on. I think those descriptions are fairly significantly overwrought. The fact is, governments deal with the United States because it’s in their interest, not because they like us, not because they trust us, and not because they believe we can keep secrets. Many governments — some governments — deal with us because they fear us, some because they respect us, most because they need us. We are still essentially, as has been said before, the indispensable nation. Is this embarrassing? Yes. Is it awkward? Yes. Consequences for U.S. foreign policy? I think fairly modest.”

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    Leaky Wicks says:

    Bet if wikileaks was leaking stuff like western Government’s concerns over growth of Islam, ethnic replacement or the full impact of mass immigration, the same people would be calling for Assange’s head.

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    Cheerleader for big gov says:

    Its called hypocrisy.

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    JFK RIP says:

    We, the ruling elite, never engage in conspiracy. Never!

    You may go now.

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    Fry His Ass-ange says:

    The great Ass-ange waffles on regarding conspiracy and disinformation about himself by deep dark forces and others. Quite frankly, all that is required is a brief reading of some of Ass-ange’s cringeworthy personal writing to establish that the guy is a complete wanker, as the extract below from his personal blog shows.

    “The truth is not found on the page, but is a wayward sprite that bursts forth from the readers mind for reasons of its own. I once thought that the Truth was a set comprised of all the things that were true, and the big truth could be obtained by taking all its component propositions and evaluating them until nothing remained. I would approach my rhetorical battles as a logical reductionist, tearing down, atomizing, proving, disproving, discarding falsehoods and reassembling truths until the Truth was pure, golden and unarguable. But then, when truth matters most, when truth is the agent of freedom, I stood before Justice and with truth, lost freedom. Here was something fantastical, unbelievable and impossible, you could prove that (A => B) and (B => C) and (C => D) and (D => F) Justice would nod its head and agree, but then, when you turned to claim your coup de grace, A => F irrevocably, Justice would demur and revoke the axiom of transitivity, for Justice will not be told when F stands for freedom. Transitivity is evoked when Justice imagines F and finding the dream a pleasurable one sets about gathering cushions to prop up their slumber. Here then is the truth about the Truth; the Truth is not bridge, sturdy to every step, a marvel of bound planks and supports from the known into the unknown, but a surging sea of smashed wood, flotsam and drowning sailors. So first, always pick your poetic metaphor, to make the reader want to believe, then the facts, and — miracle! — transitivity will descend from heaven, invoked as justification for prejudice.”

    This drivel comes from his blog here

  84. 84
    Gordon Brown ate my hamster says:

    So anyone who happens to despise Hitler is a Guardianista? OK. You are quite clearly the most stupid gormless c unt in the known and unknown universe. Did your mother drink bleach when she had you up her muff?

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    (I've been renamed) DA-Notice says:

    Maybe she’s seen the light?

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    Jedi Knight says:

    He has also gone silent about the activities of criminal hackers disrupting legitimate businesses like Amazon and PayPal in support of his crimes.

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    Truth Seeker says:

    Back in 2007, WikiHacks released documents about corruption in Kenya.

    The leak exposed massive corruption by Daniel Arap Moi, and the Kenyan people sat up and took notice. In the ensuing elections, in which corruption became a major issue, violence swept the country. “1,300 people were eventually killed, and 350,000 were displaced. That was a result of our leak,” says Assange. It’s a chilling statistic, but then he states: “On the other hand, the Kenyan people had a right to that information and 40,000 children a year die of malaria in Kenya. And many more die of money being pulled out of Kenya, and as a result of the Kenyan shilling

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    The Beast of Notting hill says:

    she also let Hugh Grant fuck her

  89. 89
    Truth Seeker says:

    Is crackers

  90. 90
    The Beast of Gehan Staz Politzei says:

    Anne Frank and her diaries are a nonsense
    I wish I could get that much cash for hiding my imaginary daughter in an imaginary loft then flogging a book

  91. 91
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    Let’s have more GagLeaks!!!

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    Postal Vote says:

    Guido, you’re just envious that Jemima may wants to test Assange’s manhood as well.

    By the way, the big issue here is that the US’s approach to the Wiki saga is damaging Obama’s standing among left-leaning politicians and voters.

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    Excellent News says:

    Oh do fuck off.

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    Neither Right nor Left says:

    What are you talking about man?

    This isn’t about you releasing confidential or personal information that you have a duty to protect. Assange did NOT release documents that defied His country or His clients. He released someone else’s. There was a bloody good reason for this, the picture painted of the USA around the world is false. The documents are being leaked in order to ballance the picture. Many of the policies dictated by our last illustrious two leaders were as a direct involvemnt of the UK being too close to an increasingly unpleasant US foreign policy.

    The USA is NOT a defender of freedom and democracy, take a bloody good look, Recent news.

    OBAMA wants detention increased to 180 days.

    Senators want Assange executed

    ‘Secret Court’ assembled to decide what to do with Assange

    The term ‘Terrorist’ used against News organisations and Free Speech

    The guy who DID leak USA secrets kept in an isolated cold cell without a blanket or pillow for six months (no excersize).

    The UK’s Guardian and The New York Times banned from US Military viewing

    US seeks underhanded extradition from Sweden of a guy in British custody (WTF)

    Wake up man, the USA has fallen a long way since it could be reasonably called ‘The Land of The Free’

    To put this into perspective, even China allows its people to read the fecking Guardian.

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    Tapestry says:

    it’s called managed dissent

  96. 96
    Airey Belvoir says:

    Oh do beak wyet!

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    Unsworth says:

    A) Silence does not mean approval. It merely means silence. The classic Marxist ‘you are either for us or against us’ is extremism.

    B) That Assange was a hacker in his youth may or may not be true. The question is – is he one now?

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    Unsworth says:

    Well JP is very proud of her. Says so on Twitter. I posteed there reminding him of Sam Johnson’s view of a dog walking on its hind legs. Come to think of it – she’s pretty much a dog.

  99. 99
    Unsworth says:

    Yes and?

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    nutters are us says:

    Ooooh good! Conspiracy & the “ruling elite”! Can I join in?

  101. 101
    Unsworth says:

    Fine, do you want to publish your medical records here? Maybe a bank statement or two?

  102. 102
    Cheerleader for big gov says:

    hypocrite accuses hypocrite of hypocrisy. Oh the irony.

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    jon snow says:


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    Unsworth says:

    Does China allow its people to read (yes, I know) the Daily Sport?

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    Neither Right nor Left says:

    Dear Sir/Madam.
    “and yet you get all worked up because a European has exposed what the American and British governments have been saying and doing”
    Why that’s complete nonesence, they’re getting worked up because an AUSTRALIAN has exposed what US and British authorities have been saying and doing. ;)

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    Unsworth says:

    You ain’t got it, have you? Free speech is not the same as unrestricted access to all information.

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    Unsworth says:

    Irony, maybe. So what’s your point?

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    RICH MAN says:


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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    I used to think most of the people who came on this site were libertarians.

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    Gordon Brown ate my hamster says:

    Nein, mein fuhrer!

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    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    Right on brother! Your short left wing style rant has convinced me of the futility of my arguement and that Assange is some kind of hero!

    Actually, whilst typing the above sentence I came to realise that your post is, in fact, conspiracy theory bollocks. My conversion was due to a moment of physical and mental weakness brought on by the utter boredom of reading yet another ‘america is the great satan’ style post on the internet. Well done, your very original.

    I return to my original point: Releasing this confidential information via wikileaks in this manner is not a expression of free speech, its a crime.


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    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    I agree. This is not an expression of free speech. Its the criminal release of stolen confidential information.

    It would not be ‘free speech’ for someone to splurg NRNL’s medical history or bank details all over the internet. That too, would be a crime.

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    She’s a breath of fresh air COMING in the Himalayas. Beats the goats and underage boys. You haven’t lived until you’ve licked halal meat.

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    Dave says:

    Do you mean “hacker” as in commited criminal acts or do you mean hacker as in he built some pretty decent security tools which people can use to protect their information from 3rd parties and knows his way around a computer ?

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    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Guido is happy to quote Wiki Leaks where it concerns his nemesis one Johnah Brown but if it offends the lovely Sarah of Moose land Wiki Leaks is viewed as a pariah.

    A touch inconsistent, methinks.

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    keyboard warrior says:

    It’s no good talking sense to the ‘top boy’…

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    Unsworth says:

    Criminality is yet to be proven in a Court. Until it is (i.e. charges laid, trial, verdict etc etc) the notion of ‘criminality’ is mere opinion.

    As to splurging (details, of course – whatever were you thinking?) there is plethora of considerations. Which jurisdiction, which legislation, which court, which charges etc etc etc – virtually ad infinitum.

    Let’s not confuse opinion with fact, eh?

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    Anonymous says:

    Hated the EU. Took a crook to know crooks.

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    Professor Henry Brubaker, Institute for Studies says:

    Confusing opinion with fact is a central part of my interweb manner, that and the inclusion of my delusions that what I say on the web makes a difference.

    I think the crime thing is clear cut: stealing that information is a crime. Blurting it out is NOT free speech .

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    Unsworth says:

    Right, so who did the stealing?

    Is blurting illegal? Perhaps I missed the reference in the Statutes.

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    My other car's a Merkava says:

    That’s Hugh’s influence. Getting some Divine Brown, I believes he calls it.

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    i say Fuck him ! says:

    Assange is a rich Wanker on a huge ego trip, that much is clear.

  124. 124
    i say Fuck him ! says:

    She is a thick cow with an eating disorder.

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    i say Fuck him ! says:

    he is a fat prick gorging himself on legal aid. if he feels so strongly about justice then why doesnt he defend him for fuck all. Oh hold on what i said could apply to all lawyers, Dicks the lot of them.

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    jemima is a thick mare says:

    Ok if they really wont unfettered information to information Lets have a full list of all celebs with eating disorders, coke habits and offshore tax havens.

  127. 127
    jemima is a thick mare says:

    The above should off course read “unfettered access to information”

  128. 128
    jemima is a thick mare says:

    The “cause” is of course the bank account of Mark Stephens law firm.

  129. 129
    Free Speech but only if it's approved by Cameron and the U.S. says:

    Now, now, I’m sure Mr Fawkes was dying to stand up for free speech and help out Mr Assange but just couldn’t get the cash from his CCHQ paymasters.

    At least he’s not a hypocrite and would never indulge in “the most acrimonious lit i gation, hard fought at every turn of a number of interlocutory skirmishes. No holds were barred; no punches were pulled”.

  130. 130
    You go fuck yourself you poodling government censorship apologist says:

    Which is why loon politicians in the US want him executed.

  131. 131
    poodling government censorship apologist tries to smear says:

    Yap! Yap! Yap! Yap!

  132. 132
    Anonymous says:

    hackers by definition are not crooks. You are talking about ‘crackers’ which is coincidently what you could also be described as.

    you might want to do more than 30 seconds of research before posting long rants on the internet.

  133. 133
    The Voices inside Glenn Beck's head says:

    so says a fuckwit who believes everything mormon moron Glenn Beck says

  134. 134
    government censorship poodle says:

    Yap! Yap! Yap!

  135. 135
    Anonymous says:

    ddos’ing a domain is not hacking

    assange hasn’t commented because it is nothing to do with him, he didn’t ask them to do it nor could he stop them. If someone were throwing shit at your enemies would you get involved?

  136. 136
    Postlethwaite says:

    Proff Brubaker AKA singed berk
    Medical records no longer confidential – Blair
    Bank details not been confidential in my lifetime – all parties
    Rrecord of all your texts, phonecalls, emails, internet search history, online shopping, flights and travel details – all accesed and recorded / owned by the GB government – Brown
    Home address, phone numbers, email addresses and such – partof the great computer programme that correlates and records your every move – mobile phone tracks you every 15 seconds to within 10 ft o th e planet
    ”The answers are to those questions are personal and, of course, I have no right to know them. ”
    I do care about the need for this info to be kept on me.
    So lets stop with this ‘free speech’ bollocks
    Agreed, I just want to be free.

  137. 137
    curses, foiled again says:

    so you’ve uncovered a global conspiracy of lizardmen all by yourself but you can’t defeat the comments filter on a blog?

  138. 138
    wheels within wheels says:

    no ‘they’ only want you to think it’s managed dissent to stop you from finding the real truth!

    (that you’re a paranoid dickhead)

  139. 139
    Tell it like it really is says:

    It would have been wall to wall, headline stuff – instead it’s omerta about how that **** Phillips continues to waste our money.

  140. 140
    Tell it like it really is says:

    That, (0GB ate m h) is just made up guardian shite – thought you were a bit more intelligent than to believe it but you are obviously the one brain cell types they cater for.

  141. 141
    Wee Jock McChippo says:

    Aye you’re right.

    I used to think I was a chippy little fucker until the mozzies came along.

  142. 142
    Willsteed says:

    Note also that her father James Goldsmith tried to sue Private Eye into oblivion on about ten occasions.

  143. 143
    it ain't that fucking hard says:

    Sometimes preserving your liberty is achieved by preserving your secrets.

  144. 144
    it ain't that fucking hard says:

    Free speech is when I can say we should halt immigration. It’s not giving our troops positions away.

  145. 145
    misterned says:

    Indeed, all these pro Moslem Lefties, who have done more over the last 13 years to stamp out free speech, actually are supporting a shill for Israel who has censored Wikileaks of anything critical of Israel.

    Assange is a fraud.

  146. 146
    misterned says:

    If Asange has received legal aid, then it is public money that is defending him, so we should have a right to that privilaged info according to Assange’s gullible acolytes. Yet Assange wanted his own location kept secret and censored Wikileaks to benefit Israel.

    The man is a hipocrite and his supporters are gullible, though well intentioned, fools.

  147. 147
    annnnonyperson says:

    I agree Jedi Knight!

    And doesn’t he LOOK like the kind of weirdo creep who would believe that all women are just ‘gagging for a shagging’ by Jules the Bold, the saviour of the free world? So, therefore, in the warped world of Jules Lestrange, ‘No’ means ‘yes’, so it’s a quick fuck and: “Be grateful I chose to shag you, you bitch!” or “OK, well, you can report me to the police… but just you try it! If you take me to court I’ll close down the Swedish legal system!”

    Is THIS what happens when an unelected pipsqueak hacker like our Jules gets more power than his funny little pointy head can cope with? I think it might be.

  148. 148
    annnnonyperson says:

    Yer right, 131. Jules DID yap on there, didn’t he?

  149. 149
    annnnonyperson says:

    Maybe if she is lucky, Jules will jump her bones when she is asleep?

  150. 150
    misterned says:

    You are not entitled to know classified information, and Wikileaks are not authorised, nor responsible enough to be trusted to choose what should and should not be declassified and published.

    This whole thing is a smoke and mirrors dog and pony show as a prelude to a real clampdown on the Internet.

    Assange is a twat and should be allowed to fry.

  151. 151
    misterned says:

    Publishing classified information without authority is a crime in the USA. Specifically publishing American classified cables on an American server without authorisation is a federal felony.

    We all know Assange published this data on his website hosted on American Servers, under American legal jurisdiction. He admitted it and we have all borne witness to it.

    When you see someone blatanly pick up an item that you and they both know is not their property in a shop, and you see them leave the shop without paying for it, then you do not need to wait for a jury to announce their guilt to know they are a thief. Likewise if you were to witness a man stab and kill another man, you would know they are murderer without the need for a jury to announce guilt.

    Assange has performed his crime in full mainstream media promoted public glare, and has bragged of performing functions which areknoen to be illegal.

  152. 152
    Terribly chic surname collecting uber-rich Posh Totty says:

    OK she might as well get the publicity:

    You can follow Jemima Khan on twitter: @JemKhan

    Just for the record: Jimmy Goldsmith really was very cool but as mad as a bag of cats. RIP

  153. 153
    Anonymous says:

    Dear GCPS are you no longer gettin your oats ?

  154. 154
    Nurse Rachet says:

    He he he –

    This evil filth went in the oven.

  155. 155
    Nurse Rachet says:


  156. 156
    poodling annnnonypratt government censorship apologist tries to smear says:

    Yap! Yap! Yap! Yap!

  157. 157
    Mongsworth says:

    That you’re a fuckwit.

  158. 158
    Tin Foil Hat Watch says:

  159. 159
    You are a fucking moron who believes everything Glenn Beck spoonfeeds retards like you says:

  160. 160
    government censorship poodle says:

    Yap! Yap! Yap ! Yap! Yap! Yap ?

  161. 161
    government censorship poodles are spineless little shits who are on the side of the Pigs says:

  162. 162
    misterned the 9/11 nutcase says:

  163. 163
    mister obama's censorship poodle says:

    if assange is guilty of that then so is the New York Times and every other outlet publishing them…so a big fat fail there Judge Judy

    try looking up the pentagon papers supreme court case you stupid censorship apologist wanker

  164. 164
    Anonymous says:

    they haven’t

  165. 165
    Lord Goldsmith says:

    Agree with your analysis.

    The information was confidential and it was stolen.

    I also agree that free speech and the disclosure of stolen confidential information are two different things.

    The problem is that the law relating to confidential information is totally focussed on commercial situations, which over the years have given rise to civil search warrants (Anton Piller Orders) and a variety of injunctive reliefs. Nowhere (to my knowledge anyway – I better look it up) is there any authority on the misuse of confidentail information in a criminal context. I suspect there must be a statute lurking somewhere however.

    If it is correct that there is such a criminal offence in USA, then shagger Assange is stuffed. And so is the new York Times and anyone else who appears to have misused criminally-obtained information.

    As for this bint Khan, she just can’t help herself can she ? ‘Attention-craving’ says it all. The whole family is addicted to self-publicity, it’s sick-making. Assange should fuck her up the arse and then charge her for it (in my legal opinion).

  166. 166
    Tapestry says:

    the order hopes to limit and use wikileaks – as managed dissent

  167. 167
    Anonymous says:

    So the delicious Jemima has upset the English-hating plutocrat Mr Fawkes. Excellent. Ha ha ha.

  168. 168
    Bamber Cote de Gascogne says:

    assume the furry thing is on benefits.

  169. 169
    Scootaboy says:

    Well done Guido. JK is a hypocritical little twit, albiet a rich twit. On Radio4 the other day they had Helena Kennedy suporting Julian A. She was putting her mind to the swedish investigation. Image what she would have said if it had been Nick Griffin or a Tory Mp or even a footballer facing those charges– there would have been howls of indignation from the old cow about womens rights in Rape and how he should go straight over to sweden and admit his crime and full support for the Swedish authorities

  170. 170
    Scootaboy says:

    I vote Tory, read the telegraph, and I think Hitler was terrible. Modern people who link Hitler to modern day political decisions /attitudes are quite wrong. Even Nick Griffin is nothing like Hitler. Remember if hitler didnt like you you would usually be shot or sent to a death camp to die

  171. 171
    Anonymous says:

    Are you fucking stupid or what?

    Assange did not Hack the cable’s, wiki-leaks is a whistle blowing website, which in turn allow’s whistleblower’s anonymity in posting documents for the better understanding for the whole human race, it just goes to prove exactly what our so called elite say behind closed doors, and it proves that “us” sheep are nothing to them.

    Its the politicians who fear whistle-blower’s. get that into your stupid thick skull!

    But people like you will allow the corruption of politics to walk right over you and your children’s future’s, & with out making a stand.

    Grow some balls you idiot!

  172. 172
    Anonymous says:

    what a load of utter drivel….

  173. 173
    Anonymous says:

    flmfao Glenn Beck

    Yes hes just another asshole, who works for FOX news.
    Biggest biased news agency on the planet.
    you know them who seem to want to blame everything on the Clinton years, but NEVER blame BUSH!

    I say no more.

    Next thing he will be telling us is that it’s George Soros is the evil man.. oops he’s already done that.

    Who does he work for eh?>

    Ahh that’s right Keith Rupert fucking Murdoch.


  174. 174
    Anonymous says:

    You really are a dumb ass!

  175. 175
    Anonymous says:

    Anyone who believe’s Glenn Beck or Bill O’Reilly needs to put to death.

    Fox news is full of shite, Glenn beck is a total asshole who read’s from a script fed to him from this master Murdoch.

    well bill hahah.

    I say no more just watch.

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  178. 178
    The writer Jemima Khan says:

    * 26 articles (since April 2001)
    * Average article: 45 column inches (1354 words)
    * Shortest article: 15 column inches (457 words)
    * Longest article: 124 column inches (3733 words)

  179. 179
    Ally says:

    What disgusting place blog this is racist,fascist Hunts foaming athe mouth

  180. 180
    Ally says:


    Not charges,allegations,are you an idiot who doesn’t know the difference between a charge and an allegation? Ignorant sick fu ck.

  181. 181

    Poor kid cannot even spell appropriate right. Tsk tsk tsk…

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