Drowning In Leaks

Sam Roggeveen contemplates Wikileaks:

One reason there is so much emphasis (in journalism and the intelligence world) on uncovering secrets is that, in a sense, it is an easy problem to address if you throw more resources and better technology at it, you will usually be rewarded with some startling new piece of information. ... But often the problem is not that we have too little information, it is that we fail to correctly interpret the vast amount of information we have. That's a far more difficult problem to solve.