2011-01-07 EFF: The Best of Cablegate: Instances Where Public Discourse Benefited from the Leaks

EFF has chosen the cables they feel have “been critical to understanding and evaluating controversial events.” Their choices:

  • “Dancing Boy” Scandal Alleges Child Prostitution, Possible Drug Use among U.S. Private Contractors
  • Pfizer Allegedly Sought to Blackmail Nigerian Regulator to Stop Lawsuit Against Drug Trials on Children
  • U.S. Failed to Bully Spain Into Adopting Untested Anti-P2P bill
  • U.S. to Uganda: Let Us Know If You Want to Use Our Intelligence for War Crimes
  • U.S. Haggling over Guantánamo Detainees

They include a summary of each with relevant links.

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