One of the 250.000 confidential diplomatic cables published earlier this week includes the private phone numbers of Queen Beatrix and former prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende.
This specific leak is once again part of the larger leak of WikiLeaks’ unredacted cables that took place a few days ago:
For the second time in a year, WikiLeaks has lost control of its full, unredacted cache of a quarter-million U.S. State Department cables â€” and this time the leaked files are apparently online.
The uncensored cables are contained in a 1.73-GB password-protected file named â€œcables.csv,â€ which is reportedly circulating somewhere on the internet, according to Steffen Kraft, editor of the German paper Der Freitag. Kraft announced last week that his paper had found the file, and easily obtained the password to unlock it.