Julian Assange's whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian politician Snorre Valen, who was behind the nod, tells Reuters. Valen called WikiLeaks one of the century's "most important contributors to freedom of speech and transparency" and said that "[b]y disclosing information about corruption, human rights abuses and war crimes, WikiLeaks is a natural contender for the Nobel Peace Prize."
Can you imagine the sh*tstorm that would ensue if WikiLeaks actually won? The way the government is scrutinizing and dragging through the mud everyone involved with the site, you can bet the Nobel committee would feel major heat if they awarded WikiLeaks the prize. As Reuters puts it:Â Â Read more