Former members of Wikileaks has a rival project, OpenLeaks

Former members of the Wikileaks site,  dissatisfied by its founder Julian Assange , presented their  competitor project Friday called OpenLeaks, to be launched in the near future and will seek to facilitate the disclosure of information directly to the press.

Unlike Wikileaks, the OpenLeaks site will  publish live on the Internet, but will also allow media partners to receive information , explains former German Wikileaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and former member of the Icelandic Herbert Snorrason.

“OpenLeaks is a technology project that aims to be a provider for others who want to receive information from anonymous sources,” says Domscheit-Berg, in a documentary about Wikileaks, which will be aired Sunday evening at Swedish TV station SVT.

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Created in 2006, the website Wikileaks, which specializes in publishing confidential documents, recently caused a diplomatic storm, showcasing thousands of U.S. diplomatic notes.

Its founder, Julian Assange, is in custody Tuesday in London,  arrest under an international warrant launched by Sweden, in a case of rape.

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Posted by R.Magnusson on Dec 11 2010. Filed under Featured News, Internet, Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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