Some weird stuff going on.. WikiLeaks are either very very busy right now, or have been silenced..
No replies on their twitter in over 24 hours now, WLcentral.org has posted an update.
I'm confused now as to wether the Diplomatic Cables are the Insurance, or an entirely different release altogether and that Insurance is still to
come. However, some sites are calling the Diplomatic Cables "Insurance".
Whatever they are, massive disclosure is near.
According to many sources, the Diplomatic Cables have already been reviewed over the weekend by different european news agencies, making me think it's
OWNI.fr and other groups have even already started forming tools for collating the data once it is to be released.
OWNI.fr State Logs portal
UK news source Guardian are claiming to be the only authentic source for the Diplomatic Cables when they are released.
Update 2: The Guardian's investigative editor David Leigh noted on Twitter: "The truth about the #wikileaks cables is going to come out in the
#guardian soon" Update 3: Further update from David Leigh on Twitter: "UK Sunday papers have got it all wrong about #wikileaks #embassy cables. Not
worth reading. Wait for the #guardian!"
German news source Spiegel have reportedly claimed to have seen the entire archive of Diplomatic Cables, enough to form a fairly complex idea of what
Included are 251,287 cables and 8,000 diplomatic directives One cable dates back to 1966, but most are newer than 2004 9,005 documents date from the
first two months of 2010 Der Spiegel, The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde and El País have had access to the files and reviewed them.
URL is below which now returns a 404 error.
SPIEGEL DEFUNCT LINK
According to Der Spiegel, just over half of the cables are not subject to classification, 40.5 percent are classified as "confidential" and only six
percent or 15,652 dispatches as "secret." 2.5 million U.S. employees have access to SIPRNET material, where these cables originated.
Der Spiegel is expected to go live with the full edition at 22:30 Sunday, local time, according to a front page announcement. Which has since been
Hope this provides some clarity for people, it sure answered a lot of my questions.
edit on 27-11-2010 by plexus because: grammar