Wikileaks is a hot news topic for past several months, largely due to Bradley Manning and his 260,000 page contribution. There're many governments who want the site shut down and prosecuted, want the leaked data and the sources for those leaks.
"Wikileaks is benefiting form Sweden's basic law 'Grundlag' on the freedom of print information, because it also guarantees anonymity of sources in digital media, say sources at the European Parliament. In Sweden, if a website registers with the public authorities and can prove it has an editor-in-chief, then it can also be protected under the law, argues the parliamentary source." "However, Wikileaks never registered with public authorities, and thus isn't protected by the freedom of print information basic law even if they do have an editor-in-chief," H