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WikiLeaks, the New Information Cultures and Digital Parrhesia

How does one understand WikiLeaks, which has not only redefined media ethics but has also redefined what we understand as media cultures?

WikiLeaks (currently at http:// has redefined not only media ethics, it has r edefined what we understand as information cultures itself. This commentary on perhaps one of the most significant developments since the arrival of internet cultures outlines certain ways of understanding WikiLeaks (WL, for short).1 I shall do this through a series of propositions, given that we have no idea yet how WL will shape up and so the present commentary also has to be partial, fragmentary and unfinished.

WL as a Cultural Phenomenon

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