The Center for Public Integrity reports has an interesting take on WikiLeaks from the Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins. Ms. Watkins states that she doesn’t trust the Securities and Exchange Commission to handle tips from company insiders, instead she would probably instead take information to an organization like WikiLeaks. The Independent reports that Secretary of State…

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An interview of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by Steve Kroft from CBS’s 60 Minutes news magazine aired last night. The interview and an extended “Overtime” are available at the link above. Assange discussed himself, how WikiLeaks was similar to a press operation, and the possibility that WikiLeaks has Bank of America data. MSNBC reports that…

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…