How many documents have been released by WikiLeaks?
WikiLeaks ( / ˈwɪkiliːks /) is an international non-profit organisation that publishes news leaks and classified media provided by anonymous sources. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, stated in 2015 that it had released online 10 million documents in its first 10 years.
What are the goals of the WikiLeaks website?
Another of the organisation’s goals is to ensure that journalists and whistleblowers are not prosecuted for emailing sensitive or classified documents. The online “drop box” is described by the WikiLeaks website as “an innovative, secure and anonymous way for sources to leak information to [WikiLeaks] journalists”.
What did the International Federation of Journalists call WikiLeaks?
In a 2013 resolution, the International Federation of Journalists, a trade union of journalists, called WikiLeaks a “new breed of media organisation” that “offers important opportunities for media organisations”.
When did the WikiLeaks donation account get suspended?
On 22 January 2010, the Internet payment intermediary PayPal suspended WikiLeaks’ donation account and froze its assets. WikiLeaks said that this had happened before, and was done for “no obvious reason”. The account was restored on 25 January 2010.
Who is the owner of the WikiLeaks website?
2020 – Julian Assange faces extradition to the USA. WikiLeaks is owned by Sunshine Press Productions, which is a company founded in Iceland by Julian Assange, filmmaker Ingi Ragnar Ingason and journalist Kristinn Hrafnsson.
What’s the difference between Wikileaks and ddosecrets?
DDoSecrets is also taking a very different tack from WikiLeaks in protecting the anonymity of sources. It doesn’t host a WikiLeaks-style submission system on a server protected by the anonymity software Tor, as WikiLeaks and most other leaking sites have done.
What kind of bias does WikiLeaks have?
As far as rating the bias of WikiLeaks, it is very difficult to put them on the Right-Left spectrum as it seems most of their leaks are opportunistic, rather than politically motivated. However, the editorial positions of WikiLeaks more closely align with the progressive left and limited government Libertarians.