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dc.contributor.authorCopp, Richarden_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-03T02:30:22Z
dc.date.available2017-08-03T02:30:22Z
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.date.modified2013-06-07T04:42:14Z
dc.identifier.issn17424240en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1504/IJTPL.2012.050218en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/48344
dc.description.abstractThe uploading of US diplomatic cables onto the WikiLeaks' wiki website has sparked widespread outrage. After more than a year, US authorities are reportedly still considering whether they can prosecute WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange. This paper investigates prosecution grounds under US and Australian Federal law. There is a possible case for both Assange and Wikileaks to answer in the USA, but the proof stakes are high. This may account for the delay in the US authorities commencing any proceedings to date. There appear to be no serious grounds for prosecution under Australian Federal law. The analysis has important implications for IT law. Wiki providers would appear not to be liable for publishing on their wikis defamatory or other material that does not clearly threaten national security. Nevertheless, a prudent wiki provider would monitor and remove very sensitive information.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
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dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherInderscience Publishersen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom152en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto167en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalInternational Journal of Technology Policy and Lawen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume1en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLaw and Societyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode180119en_US
dc.titleAssange, WikiLeaks, and the liability of wiki providers for third party contenten_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economicsen_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2012 Inderscience Publishers. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal website for access to the definitive, published version.en_US
gro.date.issued2012
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gro.griffith.authorCopp, Richard I.


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