I have become keenly aware that deliberately overheated rhetoric and pernicious public speech by our national leaders tacitly grants permission for the weak minded and mentally ill to commit atrocities.
WikiLeaks' self-acclaimed leader, Julian Assange is the new rebel with a cause, and a computer. In fact, he might be a geek gone wild, a techno-hero hacker, or just the smartest, damn businessman we've ever encountered.
Re-tweeting is hardly "criminal use of a communication facility;" it's built into the architecture of the website. Elliot Madison was using Twitter exactly as it was designed and intended to be used before he was arrested.