SafeHouse service allows whistleblowers to upload documents.

This article titled “Wall Street Journal launches WikiLeaks-style site” was written by Josh Halliday, for on Thursday 5th May 2011 15.58 UTC

The Wall Street Journal has launched its own WikiLeaks-inspired whistleblowers’ site, SafeHouse.

Similar to WikiLeaks, SafeHouse allows whistleblowers to confidentially upload documents to the site. A senior Wall Street Journal editor will manage the standalone site, which is based on secure servers.

Robert Thomson, tech editor-in-chief of Dow Jones and managing editor of the Journal, said in a statement on Thursday: “The Wall Street Journal is the world’s most trusted source of news, and SafeHouse will enable the collection of information and documents that could be used in the generation of trustworthy news stories.”

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