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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latest chapter of WikiLeaks' apparent implosion, a former spokesman for the group says he has destroyed 3,500 of its unpublished files, der Spiegel reports.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 »

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 Start Own Service: Openleaks

Group plans to be 'messenger' for whistleblowers

(Newser) - Former workers for the beleaguered WikiLeaks have a new whistle-blowing project, and it’s set to launch Monday, Mashable reports. Openleaks, whose founders left WikiLeaks over differences with Julian Assange, hopes to act “as far as possible” as a “messenger” between whistleblowers and publishers of leaked material. That... More »

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