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Title Wikileaking : the ethics of secrecy and exposure / edited by Christian Cotton and Robert Arp.

Publication Info. Chicago : Open Court, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  353.46 WIK    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xii, 256 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index.
Contents About / Christian Cotton -- First dump : leaky ship: Conspiracies and the power of WikiLeaks / Peter Ludlow ; Leaks in the ship of fools / Robert F.J. Seddon -- Second dump : deep thoughts: Blind oversight / Trip McCrossin and Azeem Chaudry ; The double effect of WikiLeaking / Dan Miori -- Third dump : risk management: Risky business / Daniel Clarkson Fisher ; That's a problem for you, not us / David LaRocca -- Fourth dump : truth sleuth: The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth / Isadora Mosch and L. Brooke Rudow-Abouharb ; Lied to for your own good / Frank Scalambrino ; Information wants to be true? / Christopher Ketcham -- Fifth dump : fake news: On WikiLeaks and bullshit / Marlene Clark ; Bad faith and WikiLeaks / Kimberly S. Engels -- Sixth dump : know it all: On the disadvantage of WikiLeaks for life / Leslie A. Aarons ; Is there too much information? / Louis Colombo -- Seventh dump : street creed: The conscience of reality winner / Jennifer Baker ; E-leaking as civil disobedience / Miquel Comas Oliver -- Eighth dump : open secrets: Plugging the leak in the good citizen ship / Brad Patty ; Selfless whistleblowing and selfish leaking / Joshua Hautala and Adam Barkman ; Kill switch engage / Christian Cotton.
Summary WikiLeaks is famou--or infamous--for publishing secret material, including classified government documents, confidential videos and emails, and information leaked by whistleblowers, some of them anonymous, others revealing their identities. WikiLeaks claims to have compiled a database of more than ten million "forbidden" documents. Its founder and leader, Australian activist Julian Assange proclaims that the public is entitled to the truth and that "information wants to be free."--Publisher
Subject WikiLeaks (Organization).
Leaks (Disclosure of information) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Whistle blowing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Cotton, Christian, editor.
Arp, Robert, editor.
ISBN 9780812699883 (paperback)
0812699882 (paperback)

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