[MyData & Open Data] Snowden Files as Open Knowledge? SLOW POLITICS Nov. 13-15

stef s at ctrlc.hu
Thu Nov 6 10:14:55 UTC 2014

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 11:09:14AM +0100, Michelle Martin wrote:
> are the Snowden Files public domain?

no they are hoarded (and exploited) by some journalists (quote from

> 10 October 2014. Add 69 pages to The Intercept. Tally now *2,492 pages of
> The Guardian first reported 58,000 files; caveat: Janine Gibson, The
> Guardian NY, said on 30 January 2014 "much more than 58,000 files in first
> part, two more parts" (no numbers) (tally now less than ~3.5%). DoD claims
> 1,700,000 files (~.012% of that released). ACLU lists 525 pages released by
> the press. However, if as The Washington Post reported, a minimum of 250,000
> pages are in the Snowden files, then less than 1% have been released. Note
> Greenwald claim on 13 September 2014 of having "hundreds of thousands" of
> documents. 

otr fp: https://www.ctrlc.hu/~stef/otr.txt

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