Via Reason Hit & Run, a website called WikiLeak has sprung up to provide “an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis [...] exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East [...] of assistance to people of all regions who wish to reveal unethical behavior in their governments and corporations”. As might be expected, not everyone likes that and a judge ordered it to be shut down. Fortunately, the judge doesn’t understand how the internet works and so you just have to use its numeric IP address rather than domain name. Doh! Hit & Run has a somewhat related story about censorship in Finland here.

I discussed journalism’s privilege to leak with IOZ here, Mencius Moldbug has railed against it here, here, here and here.

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