Photo Gallery: The Web's Whistleblowers
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Photo Gallery: The Web's Whistleblowers

The Whistleblowers Is WikiLeaks a Blessing or Curse for Democracy?

The whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks, which posted the Afghanistan war logs this week, has made publishing government secrets its mission. Many see founder Julian Assange as a hero, but others, including the Pentagon, consider him a threat to national security.
Von John Goetz und Marcel Rosenbach
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan