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Feb 22, 2011

WikiLeaks riding Tunisian tsunami

In the past two weeks WikiLeaks has released cables at an increased rate as it seeks to capitalise on unrest in the Middle East, keep its original release schedule on track, and also to stay ahead of its competitors in northern Europe, writes Luke Miller.

In the past two weeks WikiLeaks has released cables at an increased rate as it seeks to capitalise on unrest in the Middle East, keep its original release schedule on track, and also to stay ahead of its competitors in northern Europe.

The original WikiLeaks cablegate process of partnering with a select few major news organisations and drip feeding batches of thematically linked but carefully vetted cables to the public is now in tatters, with events overtaking the stately release cycle.

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  1. MLF

    Assange/Wikileaks (are they separate anymore) getting narky about their trove getting leaked?

    Ironic much?

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