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Inside WikiLeaks’ Leak Factory WikiLeaks has revealed the secrets of the Pentagon, Scientology, and Sarah Palin *LINK*

The idea for WikiLeaks came from one of the most notorious leaks of all. In 1969, Daniel Ellsberg, a disillusioned military analyst, made copies of the Department of Defense's official history of the Vietnam War. After unsuccessfully trying to pass what became known as the Pentagon Papers to members of Congress, he eventually leaked them to the New York Times and Washington Post, where they sat while the Nixon White House tried to block their publication. The Pentagon Papers finally hit the presses more than two years after Ellsberg obtained them. "As a leak, it's almost an example of what not to do," says Assange. "By the time he got the info out, it was of little political consequence." The basic model hasn't changed much since then: Most whistleblowers still need a sympathetic politician or reporter to get the word out.... Read more at link

 

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Inside WikiLeaks’ Leak Factory WikiLeaks has revealed the secrets of the Pentagon, Scientology, and Sarah Palin *LINK*
Suggest to write a book: "S.O.S. Secrets Of Sarah" How about that? ;)
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