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Economist magazine endorses extradition

In past times, the Economist magazine has promoted Julian Assange and Wikileaks. That was before Daniel Domscheit-Berg's defection, which is probably related.

Now they are endorsing his extradition for "hacking".

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2019/04/20/why-julian-assange-should-be-extradited?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/whyjulianassangeshouldbeextraditedhackingandthelaw

The Economist magazine is assumed to represent the opinions of powerful financial interests. The articles notoriously lack bylines, ostensibly for reasons of writing ego-free, but more likely because the bylines would raise eyebrows.

It's owned by a consortium of very wealthy individuals and companies, including the Agnelli family, and at least one Rothschild. Erik Schmidt of Google/Alphabet fame sat on The Economist Group's board of directors in the past. Significant because as Julian Assange disclosed, "Google is not what it seems". Assange had a meeting with Mr. Schmidt that he wrote about and actually published an account of in a book as I recall.

https://wikileaks.org/google-is-not-what-it-seems/

When Google Met WikiLeaks