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WIKILEAKS Twelve theses on WikiLeaks



Twelve theses on WikiLeaks
By Geert Lovink and Patrice Riemens

Vindictive, politicized, conspiratorial, reckless: one need not agree with WikiLeaks’ modus operandi to acknowledge its service to democracy. Geert Lovink and Patrice Riemens see in WikiLeaks indications of a new culture of exposure beyond the traditional politics of openness and transparency.

Eurozine, August 2010



 

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January 3, 2011 Posted by | citizen journalism, encryption, Friedrich Kittler, hacker culture, info-war, internet activism, investigative journalism, OPSEC [operations security], post-representational networks, Reality Distortion Field, Single Person Organisation [SPO], social media, tactical media, techno-libertarianism, Unique Personality Organisation [UPO], WikiLeaks | Leave a comment