Where does the information from WikiLeaks come from?
WikiLeaks /ˈwɪkiliːks/ is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources. 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.
What is the MIL-HDBK-217F failure rate standard?
MIL-HDBK-217F, Reliability Prediction of Electronic Equipment, is a military standard that provides failure rate data for many military electronic components. Several failure rate data sources are available commercially that focus on commercial components, including some non-electronic components.
Who is Julian Assange and what does WikiLeaks do?
WikiLeaks is an online library of secret government documents, news leaks, and classified media, all collected from anonymous sources. Founded by Julian Assange, Wikileaks publishes this information to give whistleblowers a platform to expose hidden truths about various governments and institutions around the world.
Why is WikiLeaks accused of lack of transparency?
Although it aims to expose problems within governments and powerful institutions, WikiLeaks itself has been accused of a lack of transparency because it does not reveal how it is funded, its use of nondisclosure agreements within its own organization, and the amount of control Julian Assange has over what’s published.
When did WikiLeaks start publishing the Spy Files?
In December 2011, WikiLeaks started to release the Spy Files. On 27 February 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing more than five million emails from the Texas-headquartered “global intelligence” company Stratfor. On 5 July 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing the Syria Files (emails from Syrian political figures 2006–2012).
What did the International Federation of Journalists call WikiLeaks?
In a 2013 resolution, the International Federation of Journalists, a trade union of journalists, called WikiLeaks a “new breed of media organisation” that “offers important opportunities for media organisations”.
When did the WikiLeaks donation account get suspended?
On 22 January 2010, the Internet payment intermediary PayPal suspended WikiLeaks’ donation account and froze its assets. WikiLeaks said that this had happened before, and was done for “no obvious reason”. The account was restored on 25 January 2010.