NPR, PCMag and other are reporting that OpenLeaks, a rival to WikiLeaks launched by a former staffer, went live today. On its website, OpenLeaks states: OpenLeaks is a project that aims at making whistleblowing safer and more widespread. This will be done by providing dedicated and generally free services to whistleblowers and organizations interested in…

Bloomberg is reporting that WikiLeaks may have used music- and photo-sharing networks to obtain and publish classified documents. “WikiLeaks, which has said it doesn’t know who provides it with information, may seek out secret data itself, using so-called “peer-to-peer” networks” according to Tiversa Inc. Tiversa estimates that as much as half of the postings by…

The Guardian reports that WikiLeaks has caused little real and lasting damage to American diplomacy, senior state department officials have concluded. There is similar coverage at Salon.com. The NYT reports on the possible tax consequences for the individuals whose data was given to WikiLeaks by ex-Swiss banker Rudolph Elmer. Bloomberg reports on the begining of…

The WSJ($) prints an oped by US Senators Joseph Lieberman and Susan Collins regarding how to prevent the next WikiLeaks type disclosure. NASDAQ reports that US Representative Peter King requesting Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to prohibit people and companies within the U.S. from doing business with the Wikileaks website by placing it on the specially…