Kevin Poulsen on the agreement WikiLeaks makes its employees sign:

The confidentiality agreement (.pdf), revealed by the New Statesman, imposes a penalty of 12 million British pounds– nearly $20 million — on anyone responsible for a significant leak of the organization’s unpublished material. The figure is based on a “typical open-market valuation” of WikiLeaks’ collection, the agreement claims.

Trust, I hear, is hard to come by among thieves.1

  1. Don’t bother emailing me about this. Stealing private information with the hopes of profiting off of it is, right or wrong, stealing.  

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