Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty For Supplying WikiLeaks, Says Newspapers Ignored Calls

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http://techcrunch.com – Private First Class Bradley Manning has pleaded guilty to leaking classified government documents to WikiLeaks. Reading from a 35-page statement, Manning said he leaked diplomatic cables to “spark a domestic debate as to the role of the military and foreign policy in general,” but denies aiding the enemy. Perhaps most revealing, Manning said that he first attempted to go to media outlets, such as The New York Times and The Washington Post, but his calls were rerouted to voicemail. The soldier, who has been held in detention for over 1,000 days, has become an icon of open informatio (IT news)