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Rather than allowing for redaction of private business information or giving the complainant the option to remain anonymous, the entire complaint is secret.
In the full text of the Afghan war logs that appeared on the WikiLeaks site, Julian Assange made only partial redactions, leaving intact the names of some of the Afghans who had collaborated with coalition forces.
Warner said the affidavits would be made available for request on Wednesday so officials could make some additional redactions and upload copies into the system.
Andrew Warden, a lawyer for the Justice Department, said the redactions are designed to protect CIA personnel, the locations of the interrogation sites and any foreign officials who may have been involved.
The nature of the quarrel as well as the precise resolution is somewhat unclear thanks to heavy redaction in court documents, although there's some suggestions the parties were at odds over the scope of the licensing deal.
A hearing on the redaction issue is scheduled for April 17.
But many documents contain redactions—or black marks—in key places.
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