Paul Lachine

维基泄密:有缺陷的世界,有缺陷的回应

纽约——

很久以前,我曾经写过一篇关于加尔夫·黑尔辛吉乌斯(Julf Helsingius)的文章。黑尔辛吉乌斯运营了一个叫做anon.penet.fi的网站,可谓维基泄密的前辈。当时我写道:“匿名本身不应该是非法的。人民有充分的理由拥有匿名权——至少在互联网(在现实生活中亦然)是如此。”

不过anon.penet.fi并没有引起多少注意。当时上网阅读该网站内容的人不多,加尔夫也没有与维基泄密一样采取与“热心媒体”合作的“业务模式”。最终,在山达基教会(Church of Scientology)的压力下——它拿起了所有权法的武器来保卫自己的秘密——加尔夫被迫关闭了网站。

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