BLOGS: “Collateral Murder”: why Wikileaks sucks
Errata Security takes a pop at Wikileaks. It supports the concept, but dislikes what it perceives as partisanship, with particular reference to that video.
Our Army was clearly wrong in withholding this video. It’s exactly the sort of thing that should be revealed by FOIA requests. Reuters rightly tried to make the Army accountable for the killing of it’s journalists. There is a clear question about whether firing on the van was justified. It’s certainly embarrassing, but that’s exactly the point of transparency. I’m glad that a “leaks” site exists to reveal such things.
On the other hand, Wikileaks is partisan, with no integrity…