The continuing survival of WikiLeaks is a testament to the planning work carried out for the venture. Business, social and community disruptors take note - those currently in power don't take kindly to disruptors. WikiLeaks is a disruption for states, diplomats and the military-industrial complex.
More than ever WikiLeaks, a not-for-profit media organisation, is under POLITICAL ATTACK by states. Foreign policy heads of the U.S., Australia, France and Saudi Arabia have all sent negative signals about WikiLeaks.
In the information age, for WikiLeaks and its media allies (the New York Times and a few other traditional news publishers are paying WikiLeaks in its current "first look" payment arrangement), information is an asset, currency and tool.
It's a disruption because for states the game is about secrecy. Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd is quoted saying today: "The Australian government unequivocally condemns the action by any of those responsible for the unauthorised release of classified and confidential information and diplomatic communications between states."