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Russia, Turkey And The 'Weaponization Of WikiLeaks'08:28
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy on Feb. 5, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy on Feb. 5, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Some security experts are raising red flags about what they are calling the "weaponization of WikiLeaks."

They point to the recent leaks of DNC emails as an indication that Russia is using WikiLeaks to influence the U.S. election. And a massive release of data revealing personal information about almost every woman in Turkey suggests that other major players may be using WikiLeaks' openness for their own questionable purposes.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Patrick Tucker, technology editor for Defense One, about the changes at WikiLeaks.

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Patrick Tucker, technology editor for the national security news site Defense One. He is also author of the book "The Naked Future." He tweets @DefTechPat.

This segment aired on July 29, 2016.

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