Davos Looks For Lessons From WikiLeaks

DAVOS, Switzerland — What are the lessons of WikiLeaks? The secret-spilling site has been the subject of debate at the World Economic Forum, and one respected historian on Wednesday urged businesses and governments to think hard about …

DAVOS, Switzerland — What are the lessons of WikiLeaks? The secret-spilling site has been the subject of debate at the World Economic Forum, and one respected historian on Wednesday urged businesses and governments to think hard about what information really needs to be protected, and then protect it better.

“I do not believe that the online world … means that there can be no secrecy and everyone will know everything about everyone,” said Timothy Garton Ash, a professor of European Studies at Oxford University.

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