Wikileaks backlash backlash backlash

John Moe Dec 10, 2010

Okay, follow me here.
First was the Wikileaks leaks.
Then the backlash when anti-Wikileaks forces started attacking those servers.
THEN came the backlash backlash of Operation Payback.
NOW comes the backlash backlash backlash as a group of Wikileaks staff are forming OpenLeaks, a new leaks group to which Assange is not invited because they’re sick of putting up with him. They’re planning to launch in mid-December.

Openleaks will not directly publish information it receives but will allow media outlets and other organizations to access the system and disclose what they want, according to internal Openleaks documents. The group will serve as a neutral intermediary with no political agenda, which could minimize any heat from governments.
“As a result of our intention not to publish any document directly and in our own name, we do not expect to experience the kind of political pressure which WikiLeaks is under at this time,” a source told the newspaper. “In that aspect, it is quite interesting to see how little of politicians’ anger seems directed at the newspapers using WikiLeaks sources.”

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