Competitor of WikiLeaks will be released in the coming weeks

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The founder of OpenLeaks, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a project that competes directly with WikiLeaks, announced this Friday, in Forum Davos, the new website of information will be released in the next few weeks and will be fully functional by the end of the year.

In an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF), that is celebrated in the ski resort in the Swiss Alps, Domscheit-Berg explained that “a first stage of alpha testing will begin in the next few weeks”. “Prevemos um launch global até o final do ano”, He said the former spokesperson of WikiLeaks, They quarreled with its founder, Julian Assange.

open leaksUnlike the Wikileaks, o OpenLeaks não tem como objetivo tornar públicos documents secreto e sim ser uma platform de intercâmbio para meios de informação associados. “We are simply a mechanism that accepts documents from sources who decide whom they want to pass them”, explained Domscheit-Berg, Emphasizing that ensures the anonymity of sources.

“We need to create transparency where she is rejected”, said Domscheit-Berg, that is based in Germany and has also been involved with the German hacker group Chaos Computer Club. “É nossa obrigação como sociedade dar a essas pessoas qualquer protection que possam precisar”.

A organização vai oferecer seus services de formas gratuita. Domscheit-Berg also stated to have already established contacts with non-governmental organizations like Greenpeace and transparency international, but the full list of vehicles and associated Ngos will be disclosed in coming weeks.

The still needs funding OpenLeaks – 1 million euros to cover the technical infrastructure more salaries, said the German it specialist: “At the moment, We don't have anything”. The Group aims to raise money via donations, as well as through a foundation in Germany, and will publish details about his supporters.

The founder of OpenLeaks revealed that conversation with Assange since last September. The new portal is intended to be more discreet than Wikileaks. How to not disclose alone the documents, “It is less likely to be accompanied with the same attention as the Wikileaks”, said.

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