We have some material on spying by a major government on the tech industry. Industrial espionage.
Stopping leaks is a new form of censorship.
That’s a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we’re getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don’t have enough people to actually process and vet this information.
These megaleaks… They’re an important phenomenon, and they’re only going to increase.
Well, I mean, the real attack on truth is tabloid journalism in the United States.
The supply of leaks is very large. It’s helpful for us to have more people in this industry. It’s protective to us.
These big-package releases. There should be a cute name for them.
Often it’s the case that we have to do a lot of exploration and marketing of the material we publish ourselves to get a big political impact for it.
As we have seen, WikiLeaks is a robust organization. During my time in solitary confinement in the basement of a Victorian prison, we continue to release, our media partners continued to write stories. The important revelations from this material continue to come out. We have approximately 2,000 cables into 250,000.
If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.