Either Way, We Win: Wikileaks Wins Visa Case

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Abby Zimet

In what Julian Assange calls "a victory for free speech," Iceland's Supreme Court has ruled that Valitor, Iceland's Visa, must lift the blockade against  payments to WikiLeaks or pay $204,900 a month - or $2,494,604 a year - in fines. A Wikileaks statement called the decision "the most important victory to date against the unlawful and arbitrary economic blockade erected by U.S. companies against Wikileaks."

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