Tuesday, November 30, 2010

WikiLeaks (os)

We have already "discussed" this issue within our precious circle: Is WikiLeaks with its protagonist Julian Assang right or wrong? Is it ok to publish secret memos an communication protocols? Some might argue in favour some might think the opposite is true and all this stuff falls under some sort of "freedom of information". Right now, I am not sure what to think about this and definitely a more accurate treatment of this issue is needed.

Nevertheless, WikiLeaks is now going to publish "documents" concerning a big American bank, which reveal some huge "unethical" and maybe "criminal behaviour" of this bank. Don't know what that means and how big it is really going to be but despite the cloudy announcement some people already debate, whether this forthcoming publication is big enough to start a new bank crisis.

Unfortunately the WikiLeaks homepage seems to be totally overstrained but you can read the Assang Forbes interview here.

Sometimes it reminds me of...