"obscurification technology" !
They even invent new words in the report. I'm sure it's called 'obfuscation' over here.
It is claimed that leaked documents show the US Army felt sufficiently threatened by security breaches on Wikileaks that it considered ways it might wreck the site. A 2008 report by the Army Counterintelligence Center, classified Secret, calls for a mole hunt and prosecutions to undermine potential sources' trust in Wikileaks …
File a copyright notice in the UK, your Army lawyer will demand ISPs block the website. The ISP has no budget or wish to challenge the army in court, so they will cave at the first threat.
Thus UK will never be able to see Wikileaks ever again. Even all the illegal nasty stuff that is normally protected by whistleblowers, will be blocked because Wikileaks is blocked.
This is what happens when you may one entity liable (ISPs) for a claim against someone else (Wikileaks).
And this is why Mandy's bill must be canned immediately.
Moles shouldn't expect to be able to expose others without being exposed themselves. There are proper ways to deal with injustice / malpractice within any organisation, whistleblowing should be a last resort.
Wikileaks lack moral principles as they have leaked information from organisations and about persons whom have done no wrong, and leaked information which relates to ongoing National Security issues.
...and for people desiring to hold people responsible for their being truly irresponsible with information they've been entrusted with.
...Oh wait, I may well be playing to a deaf audience, there. Cheers.
MIne's the one with the label that reads, "Nomex"
Whistle-blowers -- people who expose unlawful, unethical or in some cases harmful actions by employers or organizations -- are to some extend protected by law. It is natural that classified or sensitive information should be held dear by those organizations who generate or use it, and if they want it to remain secret, they can and should act -- as the laws allow -- to keep it so. Other countries may not be so limited in what they can do.
"Isn't it true you've been saying Comrade Chernenko acts like he's dead?"
"He acts like it!"
"Yes -- but that's a State Secret!"
The whole Internet is a source of uncorroborated and fabricated information, some of which may indeed contain secrets *someone* wants kept out of view. Wikileaks is not immune. So can comic books. Where do we stop chasing the will o' the whisp?
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