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Detail from a Japanese subway poster, asking commuters not to leave umbrellas on trains. The slogan, “repeated prayers to the gods,” sounds like the word for umbrella, “kasa”

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The global coverage of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks has more than matched in volume the 251,287 leaked US embassy cables the whistleblowing organisation has begun to release. But there has been less attention on the disputes within WikiLeaks itself that preceded the public release of this torrent. Since September, these quarrels have led to the resignations of over half a dozen WikiLeaks staff, including its German spokesman, Daniel Domscheit-Berg,…

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