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Leak From WikiLeaks Endangers US Sources

Entire unredacted cable file hits Internet

(Newser) - A file containing all of WikiLeaks’ 251,000 US State Department cables has—wait for it—leaked online, this time without the names of US sources redacted, meaning many of them could be in danger. The file leaked out thanks to some misunderstandings, some carelessness, and the feud between Julian... More »

Ex-WikiLeaks Rep Deletes 3,500 Files

Founder Julian Assange accuses him of 'sabotage'

(Newser) - In the latest chapter of WikiLeaks' apparent implosion, a former spokesman for the group says he has destroyed 3,500 of its unpublished files, der Spiegel reports. Daniel Domscheit-Berg says he took the files when he left WikiLeaks last year and "shredded" them "in order to ensure that... More »

Meet Julian Assange... Cat Abuser

Ex-WikiLeaker's book reveals Assange's battle with cat

(Newser) - It might be a bit of an understatement to say that Daniel Domscheit-Berg is not happy with former boss Julian Assange. Among the more, er, interesting revelations, from the ex-WikiLeaker's tell-all, according to AFP : Assange abused Domscheit-Berg’s cat. "Julian was constantly battling for dominance, even with my tomcat... More »

Assange: Father of 4 Love Children?

Associates say WikiLeaks founder has at least four illegitimate kids

(Newser) - Julian Assange boasts of having fathered love children around the world, according to ex-WikiLeaker Daniel Domscheit-Berg. "He seemed to enjoy the idea of lots and lots of Julians, one on every continent. Whether he took care of any of these alleged children, or whether they existed at all, was... More »

Ex-WikiLeaker: Site's Defectors Now Control Leaks

Assange 'couldn't be trusted to protect sources'

(Newser) - Former WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg says he and other defectors took control of the site's submissions system with them when they left the organization last year. The defectors, who also hold some leaked material, believed boss Julian Assange couldn't be trusted to protect the site's sources, said Domscheit-Berg, author of... More »

Ex-WikiLeakers to Launch Competing Site

Firm says reports of tension 'overblown'

(Newser) - WikiLeaks is about to face some stiff competition—from its own former employees. The Wall Street Journal reports that onetime top WikiLeaks brass Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who quit in September, is among those leading the effort to create a new whistle-blowing site. WikiLeaks “wishes luck” to the new venture, said... More »

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