Search Mailing List Archives

Limit search to: Subject & Body Subject Author
Sort by: Reverse Sort
Limit to: All This Week Last Week This Month Last Month
Select Date Range     through    

[liberationtech] RSF to launch leaked doc drop

Sabine Blanc sabine at
Wed Aug 1 10:30:49 PDT 2012


I have written a paper in
there were guys from Telecomix, among others.


Sabine Blanc
Journaliste @ OWNI
OWNI, Prix ONA 2010 et 2011 General Excellence in Online Journalism,
Non-English, Small Site
06 98 55 22 03
01 58 30 51 00
50 ter, rue de Malte 75011 Paris

2012/8/1 Katherine Maher <katherine.maher at>

> Reporters sans frontiers announced that it is launching a new project to
> accept leaked docs from journalists, bloggers, dissidents, etc. It held a
> hackathon last week in Paris on the topic. Does anyone know more about it,
> i.e. has participated in the hackathon, have been invited to audit the
> code, etc?
> Link:
> Overview from EDRI-gram:
> Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) is looking to take the Wikileaks path
>> and will start accepting the publication of censured documents in
>> October 2012 on a new dedicated platform.
>> Called “We Fight Censorship”, the RSF platform will distribute censored
>> documents received from journalists, bloggers or political dissidents in
>> order to offer a “digital shelter” for those who, by revealing such
>> documents, might be persecuted, condemned, imprisoned or even
>> assassinated.
>> “Thanks to a digital ultra-secured safe, the Internet
>> users will be able to provide the organisation, anonymously, with
>> documents affected by censorship or interdicted for publication” stated
>> RSF who also added that the documents will not be published as such but
>> put into context and the contents included will be verified to ensure
>> the accuracy and correctness of the shared information.
>> RSF already organised in 2010 an “anti-censure shelter” space for the
>> protection of political dissidents, journalists and bloggers threatened
>> by authorities, which allows them to surf and communicate rather safely
>> by using various ciphering and anonymization tools.
>> On 21 July 2012, the association organised a hackathon in order to test
>> the reliability of the platform and the security of the document
>> transmission system.
> --
> Katherine R. Maher
> +1.203.858.7316
> katherine.maher at
> @krmaher
> _______________________________________________
> liberationtech mailing list
> liberationtech at
> Should you need to change your subscription options, please go to:
> If you would like to receive a daily digest, click "yes" (once you click
> above) next to "would you like to receive list mail batched in a daily
> digest?"
> You will need the user name and password you receive from the list
> moderator in monthly reminders. You may ask for a reminder here:
> Should you need immediate assistance, please contact the list moderator.
> Please don't forget to follow us on!/Liberationtech

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the liberationtech mailing list