Much like Cablegate, WikiLeak’s latest data dump will go a long way toward making both the government and the corporations that work with government agencies more secretive and less transparent, writes contributor Joshua Foust.
Foreign Policy’s annual list of top global thinkers is almost as interesting as the people who failed to secure a spot in the prestigious lineup, writes Joshua Foust.
Joshua Foust says that in the wake of Wikileaks, agencies are clamping down on access to information, making it harder to connect the dots.
Julian Assange, the elusive founder of WikiLeaks, defended his organization’s release of more than 91,000 confidential military documents on the war in Afghanistan.
Radical transparency sounds like a really great idea until you ponder the real consequences.
Confidential military records obtained by the group WikiLeaks paint a more complex and, in many cases, bleaker portrait of the war in Afghanistan than U.S. officials have publicly maintained.