Who is the founder of WikiLeaks?

Who is the founder of WikiLeaks?

WikiLeaks. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claims a database of 10 million documents in 10 years since its launch. Julian Assange, an Australian Internet activist, is generally described as its founder and director. Kristinn Hrafnsson is its editor-in-chief.

What is the history of Ingelheim?

From the later half of the 8th century, the Ingelheim Imperial Palace, which served emperors and kings as a lodging and a ruling seat until the 11th century, was to be found here. The typically Rhenish-Hessian placename ending —heim might well go back to Frankish times, that is to say, likely as far back as the 5th or 6th century.

Where is Wik WikiLeaks located?

WikiLeaks was initially established in Australia but its servers were soon moved to Sweden and other countries that provided legal protection for the media. The wikileaks.org domain name was registered on 4 October 2006. The website was established and published its first document in December 2006.

What is WikiLeaks’Legal Status?

The legal status of WikiLeaks is complex. Assange considers WikiLeaks a protection intermediary. Rather than leaking directly to the press, and fearing exposure and retribution, whistleblowers can leak to WikiLeaks, which then leaks to the press for them. WikiLeaks has stated it does not solicit any information.

Who hacked Wikileaks’emails?

The U.S. intelligence community expressed “high confidence” that the leaked emails had been hacked by Russia and supplied to WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks said that the source of the documents was not Russia or any other state.

Does WikiLeaks publish only documents of political or diplomatic interest?

However, WikiLeaks established an editorial policy that accepted only documents that were “of political, diplomatic, historical or ethical interest” (and excluded “material that is already publicly available”).