Assange Tells 60 Minutes He Likes Watching Banks Squirm As They Prep For His Next Leak

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange played coy in his 60 Minutes interview last night as reporter Steve Kroft tried to press him about the identity of the big bank he supposedly has a 5GB hard drive of secrets on.

KROFT: Do you have a 5 GB hard drive?
ASSANGE: I won’t make any comment in relation to that upcoming publication.
KROFT: You’re certainly not denying it.
ASSANGE: You know there would be a process of elimination if we denied some and admitted some and denied others.
KROFT: So it it might not be Bank of America BofA and you’re just going to let them squirm until you get ready too –
ASSANGE: – I think it’s great to have all these banks squirming thinking maybe it’s them.
KROFT: You seem to enjoy stirring things up.
ASSANGE: Well, when you see abusive organizations suffer the consequences as a result of their abuse and you see victims elevated, yes that’s a very pleasurable activity to be involved in.

Guess we’ll find out when he wants us to find out. In the meantime he’s having fun watching the financial organizations expend resources trying to prepare to deal with the card he’s holding — a classic underdog spoiler move.

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