Friday, January 05, 2007

A wiki for leaking secrets

[Keyword: , , ]. Martin Stabe reports on Wikileaks:

"A new service which claims to offer “an uncensorable version of WikiPedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis”. The site’s creators told Secrecy News that it is aimed primarily at those working in repressive regimes, but could also be used by those in government or corporations in democratic states."

Stabe notes, however, that this is "a project that carries a high risk of being used irresponsibly and seems to abdicate all responsibility for the actions of its users."

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Paul Bradshaw lectures on the Journalism degree at UCE Birmingham media department. He writes a number of blogs including the Online Journalism Blog, Interactive PR and Web and New Media


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