The inevitability of Wikileaks

Many moons ago I met Bob Khan, one of the fathers of the internet, and while I was with him a journalist asked if he was worried about governments or businesses damaging the openess that had made the internet grow and thrive as it has.

His response was "If the kinds of people who work for those kinds of organisations aren't stupid before they start working there, they quickly become stupid after they have worked there for a while"

Recent events brought this insight to mind again .....