Dutch media start own WikiLeaks’ variant




Dutch media have opened a private site that whistleblowers could upload. Anonymous documents Many media are participating, including newspapers like De Volkskrant and AD, news agency ANP and the newsroom of RTL News.

The site states that there is no guarantee that the uploader remain anonymous, but the encryption used in each case in order to protect the upload. identity of the potential whistleblower The site also recommends in a striking yellow bar uploaders to use the Tor browser and work. From an Internet

That advice is one of the components of the software that the media used. This open source software called Globaleaks was created with the aim to set up sites for whistleblowers by Hermes Centre . The server Publeaks is at the Amsterdam company Green Host. If the server in Netherlands Publeaks state, can Dutch exploration or security it may take a criminal investigation to complete and retrieve data therefrom. It is unclear how the state of the security of the server and the site mentions about little or nothing.

Publeaks uses TLS 1.2 with a 256-bit AES encryption to protect the data. Between the tips whistleblowers on the site are getting things like delete data and documents from the computer and remove metadata for uploading. Whistleblowers get a receipt code to follow. The files after uploading Media will use the documents as a basis for stories, which check and double check and interviews will be applied. Journalists can also ask questions to the whistleblower via the site.

Media would like to bring this site online to give a chance to whistleblowers to leak without having to contact a medium itself. Contact The great example of Publeaks is WikiLeaks, a site that is not managed by the media, but only exists to publish. Secret documents




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