JULIAN ASSANGE RT EXCLUSIVE - FULL INTERVIEW (PART 1 of 2) The Wall Street Journal Launches a WikiLeaks Competitor, SafeHouse - Alexis Madrigal - Technology. The respected New York-based newspaper has built a site for securely uploading documents to its own internal servers Once upon a time, WikiLeaks was just a place where a would-be whistleblower could submit documents that he or she wanted the world to see.
They provided a technologically secure channel and promised anonymity. The site was phenomenally successful in this early iteration and received thousands of important documents about governments around the world. As WikiLeaks grew more popular -- and began its extended series of document dumps and collaborations around files presumably received from Bradley Manning -- journalists began to wonder aloud, "Why didn't we build this thing? "
Talking 21st Century Statecraft. Thom Woodroofe speaks with one of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top advisers about e-diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific.
Between WikiLeaks, the Arab world uprisings and spearheading the use of technology in disaster relief from Pakistan to Haiti, Alec Ross — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s star advisor on technology — has also set out to change the way diplomacy works. And the man who’s been given the nickname ‘The Pitbull’ is certainly making an impact.