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Anti-secrecy publisher WikiLeaks marks its 10-year anniversary this week, but not everyone is celebrating. Supporters applaud the organization as whistleblowers who expose classified documents concerning war, spying and corruption. But critics contend their leaks are irresponsible; they're motivated by politics, and they've devolved into a Russian intelligence front. What do you think? Scroll down to read more and VOTE!

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To many, Wikileaks and Julian Assange are digital Robin Hoods, stealing information from those in power to give to the masses.

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During the 2016 election, Wikileaks has appeared to target Hillary Clinton's campaign, creating a furor by famously exposing 20,000 DNC emails. But even conservative David French questions their selective pursuit of scandal—where is the Trump campaign hack, for example? Why not release DNC and GOP emails? Their stated goal is transparency, but they appear to have a specific agenda.

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But others hail WikiLeaks for exposing corruption, and think they provide an essential service to the world.

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People who once admired WikiLeaks and their mission have grown leery of the organization's targeted leaks and ties to the Kremlin. And founder Julian Assange is wanted for sexual assault in Sweden.

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WikiLeaks' promise of a huge October surprise that would damage the Clinton campaign turned out to be a bust, and people were furious.

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But many people still idolize Assange and his organization, and think their leaks help speak truth to power, especially in a corporate media age.

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Does WikiLeaks use their powers for good or evil?
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#WikiLeaksHeroes
#WikiLeaksEvil