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A WikiLeaks Clone Takes On Higher Education

By Marc Parry

Dear University Leaders: You might want to think twice before clicking “send” on your next e-mail.

WikiLeaks, scourge of governments worldwide, now has a copycat for academe. And the new group is itching to publish your university’s deepest secrets.

Its Web site, UniLeaks, debuted this month with a pair of open letters to university leaders in Australia and Britain. The Australian activists who run UniLeaks are pushing for openness in the face of what they see as the corporatization of higher education. They complain of unprofitable courses abolished, employees made less secure, and students reduced “to mere customers or clients of the university.”

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/a-wikileaks-clone-takes-on-higher-education/29947

Visit UniLeaks at: http://www.unileaks.org/index.php

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