New York Times | Opinion page :: THIS is apparently the revenge of Julian Assange: everyone who runs afoul of the rock-star leaker is condemned to spend eternity discussing the cosmic meaning of WikiLeaks. As the editor of The Times during our publication of many articles based on that treasury of military and diplomatic secrets, and as the lucky man the WikiLeaks founder singled out as his Least Favorite Journalist, I have participated in half a dozen panel discussions, and turned down at least that many.
[Bill Keller:] My consistent answer to the ponderous question of how WikiLeaks transformed our world has been: really, not all that much. It was a hell of a story and a wild collaboration, but it did not herald,..., some new digital age of transparency. In fact, if there is a larger point, it is quite the contrary.
In the meantime, WikiLeaks responded to Bill Keller's piece via Twitter:
The only explanation for Bill Keller's bizarre attacks on Wikileaks, his former benefactor, is fear. The question is, of what?— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) February 20, 2012
Here's what Bill Keller wrote - Continue to read www.nytimes.com