Daniel Domscheit-Berg's rationale behind his destruction of some 3,500+ unpublished files was that he had done it because Julian Assange and WikiLeaks could not guarantee the safe handling of the documents and the protection of their sources.
Following WikiLeaks claim that among the 3,500+ unpublished files destroyed by former WikiLeaks member Daniel Domscheit-Berg were a number of highly sensitive documents including five GB of Bank of America documents, the US no-fly list and US intercept arrangements for over a hundred Internet companies, Domscheit-Berg wrote to Wired in order to point out that WikiLeaks is lying about the contents of the deleted files.
It seems that the long awaited WikiLeaks leak containing documents regarding Bank of America will not be happening in the near or possibly not in any kind of future, since the documents were part of a batch taken by former WikiLeaks member Daniel Domscheit-Berg when he left and have now - by his own admission - been irrevocably destroyed.
The hacktivist group behind the Fox breach seems to have made good on its promise to "own more things next week" - they have targeted the PBS website during the weekend.
A number of respected security experts have decided to formally speak up in favor of the appeal that lawyers have filed against the Twitter data handover decision in WikiLeaks case, so they filed an amicus brief - a legal opinion that could influence the court's final decision - stating that they think the government needs to obtain a search warrant if they want to get the IP addresses of the Twitter users linked to WikiLeaks.
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