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WikiLeaks
Wikileaks logo.svg
The logo o WikiLeaks, an oorgless wi ane globe leakin tae the seicont
Teep o steid
Document airchive an disclosur
Available in Inglis, but the documents are written in various ithers
Awner Sunshine Press
Creautit bi Julian Assange
Slogan(s) "We open governments"[1]
Wabsteid WikiLeaks.org[2]
Alexa rank Increase 16,030 (December 2015)[3]
Commercial No[4]
Registration None
Launched 4 October 2006; 11 years ago (2006-10-04)[5]
Current status Online

WikiLeaks is an internaitional, non-profit,[4] jurnalistic[6][7][8] organisation, that publishes secret information, news leaks,[9] an clessified media frae anonymous soorces.[4][10] Its wabsteid, initiatit in 2006 in Iceland bi the organisation Sunshine Press,[11] claimed a database o mair nor 1.2 million documents within a year o its launch.[12] Julian Assange, an Australie Internet activist, is generally describit as its foonder, eeditor-in-chief, an director.[13]

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  1. "WikiLeaks' official twitter account". Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 Julie 2010. 
  2. "Wikileaks Mirrors". WikiLeaks. 24 August 2012. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  3. "Wikileaks.org Site Info". Alexa Internet. Archived frae the original on 4 December 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "About". WikiLeaks. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  5. "Whois Search Results: wikileaks.org". GoDaddy. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  6. By David Dishneau The Associated Press. "Harvard prof may be defense's last witness at WikiLeaks trial | Army Times". armytimes.com. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2014. 
  7. curmudgeonvt (10 Julie 2013). "Pentagon Agreed: WikiLeaks a Journalistic Outlet - News from Antiwar.com". News.antiwar.com. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 Aprile 2014. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2014. 
  8. "Global journalists' union supports Wikileaks". Alliance.org.au. 16 Julie 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 31 December 2013. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2014. 
  9. Karhula, Päivikki (5 October 2012). "What is the effect of WikiLeaks for Freedom of Information?". International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  10. Editors, The (16 August 2012). "WikiLeaks – The New York Times". Topics.nytimes.com. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  11. Chatriwala, Omar (5 Aprile 2010). "WikiLeaks vs the Pentagon". Al Jazeera blog. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 Februar 2014. Retrieved 27 Januar 2011. 
  12. "Wikileaks has 1.2 million documents?". WikiLeaks. Archived frae the original on 16 Februar 2008. Retrieved 28 Februar 2008. 
  13. McGreal, Chris (5 Aprile 2010). "Wikileaks reveals video showing US air crew shooting down Iraqi civilians". The Guardian. London. Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 Juin 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2010.