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WikiLeaks rival goes live as editors turn on Assange

The breakaway leaking site formed by several WikiLeaks defectors has gone live early, ironically after the design of the site was leaked.

OpenLeaks, created by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's former right-hand man, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, promises to be a more democratic organisation than WikiLeaks and plans to work with other organisations, including media, to release documents publicly, as opposed to publishing them itself.

The world has known about OpenLeaks since late last year, when it was revealed that Mr Domscheit-Berg and Mr Assange had fallen out. Chat logs showed Mr Domscheit-Berg accusing Mr Assange of being autocratic and behaving like "some kind of emperor or slave trader", failing to consult his team on important decisions.
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Swedish press had reported at the time that the OpenLeaks launch was imminent but it has evidently been

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Added: Jan-28-2011 Occurred On: Jan-28-2011
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