May 24, 2011

Micah Sifry on Government Transparency and WikiLeaks

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Micah Sifry, co-founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, editor of, and author of the new book, Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency, discusses government transparency. Sifry talks about the various purposes of government transparency, technology’s effect on it, and bi-partisan competition that can promote it. He also discusses Bradley Manning’s case, the evolution of WikiLeaks, and the transparency, or lack thereof, within the WikiLeaks organization.