Daniel Domscheit-Berg

Founder, OpenLeaks

Daniel Domscheit-Berg
Daniel Domscheit-Berg, born in 1978, helped build the WikiLeaks platform from late 2007 to September 2010, and acted as its spokesperson under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt. He quit WikiLeaks over disputes about the change in WikiLeaks strategy and conceptual focus. Domscheit-Berg published a book about his experiences "Inside WikiLeaks", that was published in early 2011 and is translated into 23 languages. An IT security guy by trade, he is currently working on various projects at the intercept of society, politics and technology, is engaged in the German pirate party, teaches kids about technology and grows his own vegetables.
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