Likes of the Julian Assange’s “WikiLeaks” already have set a standard of blowing lid on the huge stories, which is based on the tips from sources of anonymous.
The Whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden already have got public attention, which have kept on hidden from public, it is with help of the newspapers like, Guardian. The information has disseminated on around the whole world.
Another newspapers are also keen for riding on coattails of these, in a world of journalism like investigative, and the updates for joining the party, not else of The Sun.
Just today, Murdoch have owned newspaper of News Corp, and have launched website SecureDrop, is the way for the whistle-blowers for anonymously leaving, which can be in further investigation.
The web service provides the means to get in touch to journalists of The Sun rather than giving to anonymity. There something is particularly very important on the time of making revelations on government and companies.
This site provides the basic guides for getting started to SecureDrop, starting with the pointing will be user in a direction of Tor Browser Bundle. When it is downloaded and being installed, take very quick visit on “nodd5fyasyj4jqgp.onion”.
Anyone with documents or information that is needed to submit is just invited for doing that. Although, anonymous service is, users are being assigned to one 7-10 words codename, and advised to memorize it rather than make it write down.
A range of 500MB of files able to be uploaded on the cloud, also The Sun have suggested that, the users of it might like for using GPG to make an extra protection layer. With this codename, users can log back to the same user account for checking replies from journalist.
The SecureDrop is getting launched on the same time of Whistleblowers’ Charter of The Sun. It aims “uncover the secret stories being kept under wraps by the authorities that YOU have a right to know“.
According to the anonymous tips, The Sun have assured potential users like,
“our reporter only reads them on a ring-fenced laptop not linked to the Internet”.
There is also an assertion like “information shared through SecureDrop will go through the same rigorous journalistic process as other tip-offs to ensure it is correct before publication.”
When it is very possible, SecureDrop has launched with best of the intentions, it may also be seen like a retaliation against the legal action, which have taken against The Sun and journalists of it without permission.