Game changer

posted by
December 27, 2010
The New Republic
by Noam Scheiber  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"When people riff about the impact of Wikileaks, you typically hear how it’s forever changed diplomacy or intelligence-gathering. The more ambitious accounts will mention the implications for journalism, too. All of that’s true and vaguely relevant. But it also misses the deeper point. The Wikileaks revolution isn’t only about airing secrets and transacting information. It’s about dismantling large organizations — from corporations to government bureaucracies. It may well lead to their extinction." (12/27/10)  


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