Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of by Benedetta Brevini, Arne Hintz, Patrick McCurdy

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By Benedetta Brevini, Arne Hintz, Patrick McCurdy

Revelations released by means of the whistleblower platform WikiLeaks, together with the releases of U.S. diplomatic cables in what grew to become often called 'Cablegate', positioned WikiLeaks into the foreign highlight and sparked excessive in regards to the position and influence of leaks in a electronic period. past WikiLeaks opens an area to mirror at the broader implications throughout political and media fields, and at the differences that consequence from new sorts of leak journalism and transparency activism. A choose staff of popular students, overseas specialists, and WikiLeaks 'insiders' talk about the results of the WikiLeaks saga for standard media, overseas journalism, freedom of expression, policymaking, civil society, social switch, and foreign politics. From brief insider experiences to complicated and theoretically trained educational texts, the various chapters offer severe exams of the present old juncture of our mediatized society and supply outlooks of the long run. Authors comprise, among others, Harvard University's Yochai Benkler, Graham Murdoch of Loughborough college, web activism pupil, Gabriella Coleman, the Director for foreign Freedom of Expression on the digital Frontier origin, Jillian York, and mother or father editor, Chris Elliott. The ebook additionally encompasses a dialog among thinker, Slavoj Zizek, and WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, and its prologue is written through Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Icelandic MP and editor of the WikiLeaks video, `Collateral Murder`.

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And Harding, L . (2011). WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy. London: Guardian Books Mitchell, G. (2011). The Age of WikiLeaks: From Collateral Murder to Cablegate (and Beyond). New York: Sinclair Books Rosen, J. (2010). The Afghanistan War Logs Released By WikiLeaks, The World’s First Stateless News Organization. Pressthink, July 26, 2010 Sifry, M. (2011). WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency. New York: OR Books Star, A. and Keller, B. (2011). Open Secrets: WikiLeaks, War and American Diplomacy.

Focusing on the role of individual networked action and on practices of technology use, and tracing historic dynamics in these fields, she proposes the concept of “cloud protesting” to explain the characteristics of new forms of activism. ” A loose network of geeks and hacktivists, Anonymous has applied action repertoires such as distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against, for example, enemies of WikiLeaks; has conducted its own leaks releases; and has put fear into governmental and business actors no less than WikiLeaks itself has done.

Other media were less critical of WikiLeaks. 6 It appears that the media organizations that were the most openly associated with the WikiLeaks scoops, and therefore felt most threatened, were the most critical of WikiLeaks. Keller and the Times, then, are not innocent bystanders in the perceptions of Assange that made the response to him so ferocious; they are primary movers. It was the Times, after all, that chose to run a front-page profile of Assange a day after it began publishing the Iraq war logs in which it described him as “a hunted man” who “demands that his dwindling number of loyalists use expensive encrypted cellphones and swaps his own the way other men change shirts” and “checks into hotels under false names, dyes his hair, sleeps on sofas and floors, and uses cash instead of credit cards, often borrowed from friends” (Burns and Somaiya, 2010, p.

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