Where does the information from WikiLeaks come from?

Where does the information from WikiLeaks come from?

WikiLeaks /ˈwɪkiliːks/ is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claims a database of 10 million documents in 10 years since its launch.

How did Julian Assange get started with WikiLeaks?

Assange, a noted computer hacker, pleaded guilty to a host of cybercrime charges in 1991, but because of his youth he received only minimal punishment. He was inspired to create WikiLeaks by Daniel Ellsberg’s 1971 release of the Pentagon Papers.

When did the WikiLeaks donation account get suspended?

On 22 January 2010, the Internet payment intermediary PayPal suspended WikiLeaks’ donation account and froze its assets. WikiLeaks said that this had happened before, and was done for “no obvious reason”. The account was restored on 25 January 2010.

Is the bias of WikiLeaks evidence based?

This information is factual and evidence-based. As far as rating the bias of WikiLeaks, it is very difficult to put them on the Right-Left spectrum as it seems most of their leaks are opportunistic, rather than politically motivated.

When did the first Wikileaks cables come out?

In November 2010 WikiLeaks released selections from a trove of some 250,000 classified diplomatic cables between the U.S. State Department and its embassies and consulates around the world. Those documents dated mostly from 2007 to 2010 but included some dating back as far as 1966.

When did WikiLeaks start publishing the Spy Files?

In December 2011, WikiLeaks started to release the Spy Files. On 27 February 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing more than five million emails from the Texas-headquartered “global intelligence” company Stratfor. On 5 July 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing the Syria Files (emails from Syrian political figures 2006–2012).

Who is Julian Assange and what does WikiLeaks do?

WikiLeaks is an online library of secret government documents, news leaks, and classified media, all collected from anonymous sources. Founded by Julian Assange, Wikileaks publishes this information to give whistleblowers a platform to expose hidden truths about various governments and institutions around the world.

What did the International Federation of Journalists call WikiLeaks?

In a 2013 resolution, the International Federation of Journalists, a trade union of journalists, called WikiLeaks a “new breed of media organisation” that “offers important opportunities for media organisations”.

What did WikiLeaks do with Edward Snowden?

When National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden fled to Hong Kong, WikiLeaks staffers facilitated his travel to Moscow. They remained with Snowden during his monthlong stay in the international transit zone of a Moscow airport and assisted with his application for asylum in Russia.

Which is bigger a microtesla or a megatesla?

1 Microtesla is equal to 1E-12 Megatesla. 1 Microtesla is 1000000000000 times Smaller than 1 Megatesla. How many Weber per Square Metre is 1 Microtesla?

How is microtesla measured in the metric system?

Conversion of Microtesla is measured in SI which is the modern form of the metric system and is based on the metre-kilogram-second system of units. With help of this tool, you can convert Microtesla to its other variants and vice versa giving precise results without altering the numerical value.

What is the formula for converting microtesla to Gauss?

The formula to convert Microtesla to Gauss is 1 Microtesla = 0.01 Gauss. Microtesla is 100 times Smaller than Gauss. Enter the value of Microtesla and hit Convert to get value in Gauss. Check our Microtesla to Gauss converter.

Is the Berkman Center part of WikiLeaks?

Yes, under an evolving set of models. Berkman Fellow Ethan Zuckerman has some interesting thoughts on the development of Wikileaks and its practices over the years, which will be explained in greater detail when the Berkman Center podcast about Wikileaks is released later this week. In the meantime, here’s a capsule version.