Part Wikileaks, part TMZ, Slur.io positions whistleblowing outside of the public interest. A marketplace where the highest bidder takes all creates an explicit profit motive. I really hope it's a joke or something. TC On 12/25/14 10:22 AM, Akater wrote: >> There's a huge difference between "I have critical information >> about a genocide in <country>, please help me get safe passage >> out" and "hey this information is worth money." > > Getting and publishing critical information is risky. It's perfectly > reasonable to seek for a reward. Damn, even publishing information > that you have certain information to publish could be risky enough. > > I'd prefer Snowden got paid lots of money for what he did, rather than > him finding an asylum in an authoritarian state. > > Also, arguing that activity X is OK but doing X for money is not, is > so worn-out. The most popular cases for X are of course “having sex” > and “(not) sharing information”. However good or bad is anyone at X, > chances are, they'd be much better at it if got paid accordingly. > > -- I run encryption workshops: <http://www.tommycollison.com/blog/2014/12/17/next-nyc-encryption-event-january-30-2015> I prefer to send and receive encrypted e-mail. My public-key fingerprint is 696E C53E 8535 6DE8 10C3 75D2 E7E8 E7D0 9760 4F9D. Learn more about e-mail encryption here: <https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org>. For your safety, the American government has intercepted and stored this message for future analysis.
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