Wikileaks' business model flawed
Wikileaks is bleeding cash:
Mr Assange told Swiss newspapers Tribune de Geneve and 24 Heures personal pressure placed on him "reinforces my determination".The photo attached to the story shows not the confident whistle-blower we all know and love but rather a dejected Assange holding a begging-cup. It was perhaps unwise of Assange to start a business dependent on donations.
"But from a financial point of view, it's another matter," he said.
"We have been losing more than 600,000 francs ($620,053) a week since the start of the publication of the diplomatic cables.
"To continue our business, we would need to find a way or other to get this money back."