Papers slam WikiLeaks for naming names in full-text post of secret cables

150 documents name whistleblowers, 1000 name sources in danger of exposure

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Response was heavy enough to make the site unavailable and prompt WikiLeaks to ask for contributions to buy more bandwidth and post an alternate site, also searchable.

"Given that the full database file is downloadable from hundreds of sites there is only one internally rational action," the statement announcing release.

If so, it might be the only really rational action in the whole twisted story.



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