Doh! We missed the UFO angle

Rich Reynolds, director of Fort Wayne Media Watch, writes to alert me that both fellow Network World columnist Scott Bradner and I missed an important element of the story in our recent coverage of Wikileaks, which says it is planning "an uncensorable version of Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis."

What did we miss? The potential boon this site presents for "UFO investigators."

Reynolds, a kindred skeptic, writes:

Scott and Paul:

While we pretend to know a lot about computers and the Internet (and media), we found your pieces on Wikileaks to be new for us.

And we've used your insight at one of our arcane blogs --

Thanks, for the enlightenment.

Rich Reynolds

And here's a bite from the post at "The UFO Iconoclast(s)":

For ufologists, that lonely, usually inept group of investigators, the idea that someone in government, abroad or here, eventually, might disclose the cover-up about UFOs that they contend is rampant, and can do so anonymously, should come as heaven-sent, now that UFOs have been put on the backburner for almost every normal person in the United States, despite the recent O'Hare "sighting."

Wikileaks, like Wikipedia, is ideal for prolonging the idea that UFOs have been captured and some governments of the world have kept that information to themselves.

Maybe someone, somewhere, will disclose the documents that prove, once and for all, that the mythology of alien visitation and their downed flying saucers are facts held in abeyance by those in power, for nefarious (or other arcane) reasons.

We bet the UFO crowd will go gaga once they hear about this new Wiki thrust. They need something, anything, to keep their delusion alive.

Has anyone told Agent Mulder about Wikileaks?

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