Distributed Denial of Secrets (“DDOS”) is a transparency collective, aimed at enabling the free transmission of data in the public interest. We aim to avoid any political, corporate or personal leanings, and to act as a simple beacon of available information. As a collective, we do not support any cause, idea or message beyond ensuring that information is available to those who need it most - the people.
While we are happy to serve as an index to data of all varities, all must meet the following two criteria:
Unless already public, or as authorized by our source, we do not disclose the providing party of any received information, and we are fully commited to ensuring their anonymity from all threats. We can never advise on the perfect procedure for transferring data to us or anyone else, but we can act as a shield for that process and share advice from our experience. Often our role is to not just make data available, but to act as a anonymity guard to pass data to journalists and other figures best positioned to interrogate it.