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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (21-Jan-2013)

Director: Alex Gibney

Writer: Alex Gibney

Keywords: Documentary, Internet

Documentary details the inception and operations of controversial state secret-sharing service WikiLeaks.

ABSTRACT
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks focuses on the creation of controversial state-secret clearinghouse WikiLeaks, utilizing interviews with site founder and proprietor Julian Assange and noted computer hacker Adrian Lamo to tell viewers the story of its inception and central role in the (broken link, Bradley Manning)-initiated 2010 release of a vast cache of damaging and embarrassing American diplomatic cables.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael V. Hayden
Government
17-Mar-1945   Former Director of the CIA
Adrian Lamo
Hacker
20-Feb-1981   So-called homeless hacker

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