Thursday, December 9, 2010

What is WikiLeaks


WikiLeaks is an international new media non-profit organization that publishes submissions of otherwise unavailable documents from anonymous news sources and leaks. Its website, launched in 2006, is run by The Sunshine Press
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Wikileaks is a website created by Julian Assange, containing tons of documents that tell the locations of military bases and places that only the government knows about for the country's protection. It has an encryption key of 256 numbers, so even the government cannot get into it without it.

    This website is releasing bits of information at a steady rate each day. Wikileaks is definitely extremely dangerous, because not only does it have all of these prestigious locations, but it has the names of spies, soldiers, and other sources around the country; these locations and these people are the biggest targets for terrorist attacks.


     In fact, the potential terrorist attack(s) that could come out of this situation would be so big that it would make September 11, 2001 seem like nothing. As if this wasn't bad enough, Julian Assange has released this encryption key to tens of thousands of his followers, who are threatening to release every bit of the information in their website if any harm or imprisonment comes to Assange. 


     However, even though they say that they haven't released any information and aren't planning to as of right now, the information is already out there; once it's out, it's out. Out of tens of thousands of people, it's HIGHLY likely that someone has already spread the word about that information to someone that's a threat to our country, possibly someone as big as Bin Ladan.


    The question is that from where he get these informations: 
From various hackers and informants all over the world. WikiLeaks and Julian Assange did not break into any systems, but are just acting as an outlet for the people who have done so to share the information. Read more »