WikiLeaks Has Its Own iPhone App

By , Dec 19, 2010

WikiLeaks, the globally recognized brainchild of Julian Assange, has its own unofficial iPhone app.  This unofficial app was recently approved by Apple and released in the App Store.

The app’s official description reads, “The Wikileaks app gives instant access to the world’s most documented leakage of top secret memos and other confidential government documents.” You can now have all of the sensitive WikiLeaks data easily available on your iPhone…

The WikiLeaks app boasts a clean and simple user interface that allows you access to the scandalous WikiLeaks database. It’s actually surprising that Apple approved such an app, with all of the legal problems that Julian Assange and the WikiLeaks organization have been facing worldwide.

The app allows you to view Twitter updates from the official WikiLeaks twitter account. More importantly, you can view all of the sensitive leaks and news from the organization’s website. The tweets and leaked information is formatted for easy viewing on the iPhone.

The developer of the app has said that half of the app’s revenue will be donated to WikiLeaks. If you are not a supporter of the WikiLeaks mission, you may want to consider that before dropping $1.99 for it in the App Store.

If you’re interested, make sure to follow the app’s Twitter account for more updates.

While I don’t want to start a heated debate on the ethics of WikiLeaks, I am curious as to what you think about this app. Does it surprise you that Apple would approve such a scandalous app given the strict approval process of the App Store?

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  • http://liputan6.com Spiderio

    I love wiki leaks, and maybe apple too
    I want to know what my goverment do
    With our money, and our country decision

    Sorry my bad english
    I’m an Indonesian

    • appletiser

      sorry for going off topic but i don’t understand why people feel the need to apologise for poor grammar when English isn’t their native language, i understood you perfectly well Spiderio before you even told us your nationality and take it from me your grasp of English is 100% more superior to that which i have of Indonesian :D

  • http://www.eldaria.net Eldaria

    I guess I will get this app, i’m a supporter of wikileaks and what they do, so much in fact that i’m mirroring them on my server.
    http://wikileaks.eldaria.net

  • Ken

    Yep, thanks going to grab it NOW!

  • publichussein

    looking at steve job it seems that he is part of the assange team! lol

    • ryu

      As any businessman that tries to maximize market share, Steve Jobs must appear politically neutral.

  • Rotem

    I love WikiLeaks, Do you know if there’s gonna be an app for the iPad? Great job!

    • Daniel

      …and if you /don’t/ like Wikileaks, than pirate it! :P JK lol

  • http://buy4giphone.com App Blaster

    The more apps the better. I’m still on the fence about Wikileaks as for a opinion. I’ll try this App out for sure.

  • http://www.ideaapps2cash.com Idea Apps, Inc.

    Now we can keep up with all the dirt from anywhere at any time.

  • Terry

    I support the effort to expose illegal activities by any government—even my own. Secrecy is a government privilege. When privileges are abused, they get taken away.

  • Sören

    Quote from Spiderlo:
    “I love wiki leaks, and maybe apple too
    I want to know what my goverment do
    With our money, and our country decision

    Sorry my bad english
    I’m an Indonesian”

    Thats a cool poem. It rhymes!