Daniel Domscheit-Berg, WikiLeaks Defector, Says Assange Lost Control Of WikiLeaks Data

02/09/2011 07:05 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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When former WikiLeaks spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg walked away from WikiLeaks in September of last year, he may have taken more than just a few engineers with him: He now claims that WikiLeaks' defectors also took the keys to Julian Assange's kingdom.

In an excerpt of Domscheit-Berg's upcoming book, Inside WikiLeaks, that was leaked to the document-publishing site Cryptome, an English-language version of several pages states that he and one "architect" of WikiLeaks' submissions platform took control of WikiLeaks' system for submitting leaks away from Assange--along with at least some portion of the leaked material that WikiLeaks had obtained--to ensure the security of the site's sources.

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