current and former staff of illegally promoting gambling on the mainland, handing out prison sentences of as long as 10 months.
While they could have faced a maximum of three years under Chinese law, there was no escaping China’s warning to foreign casino operators who see the country’s richest citizens as their most lucrative target market.
They often insult and slander out of sheer dislike.
These are mass media serving someone’s private interests.” Mr Assange nodded knowingly.
A self-styled crusader for freedom, who delights in irritating the United States, the rich and the powerful, he claimed during the interview to be “on a quest for revolutionary ideas that can change the world tomorrow.” The two men laughed and joked as they congratulated each other on their pariah status.
Last week, however, the mutual appreciation morphed into something far more significant.
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