The WikiLeaks Paradox

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, doesn’t know who leaked the thousands of Afghanistan war documents that his site posted this week. That’s not unusual—it’s how WikiLeaks works. To get a scoop to WikiLeaks, a would-be whistle-blower clicks the Submit Documents button on the site’s home page, then uploads a file through a form that encrypts every interaction between the source and the site.

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