“In other words, Assange’s project has been from the start more like opposition research than dispassionate reporting. His goal is to find dirt in the servers of powerful individuals or organizations he sees as corrupt or dangerous, and bring them down by exposing it. As he memorably told Der Spiegel in 2010, ‘I enjoy crushing bastards.'” The Intercept: What Julian Assange’s war on Hillary Clinton says about WikiLeaks. It says that you should be careful about rooting for organizations that hack other people’s data, and, most of the time, you probably shouldn’t disseminate it when they do. Of course, at this point, that’d be like tossing a pebble at a Tsunami.