Accused Army whistleblower for WikiLeaks is gay The GA Voice Editors December 1, 2010 Politics Manning was able to remove the information from his work computer by burning the files onto a blank DVD while pretending to listen to Lady Gaga, according to multiple media reports. Manning is currently facing 52 years in prison for “transferring classified data onto his personal computer and adding unauthorized software to a classified computer system” and “communicating, transmitting and delivering national defense information to an unauthorized source,” according to media reports. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website 5 − one = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.