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Daniel Domscheit-Berg

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Daniel Domscheit-Berg (German: [ˈdaːniɛl ˌdɔmʃaɪtˈbɛʁk]; né Berg; born 1978), previously known under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt, is a German technology activist. He is best known as the former spokesperson for WikiLeaks and the author of Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website (2011).Domscheit-Berg began working with WikiLeaks after meeting Assange at the Chaos Computer Club's annual conference in 2007. In August 2010, Domscheit-Berg was suspended from WikiLeaks by Julian Assange after Domscheit-Berg challenged Assange's effectiveness as a leader. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Domscheit-Berg has received more than 543,261 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Daniel Domscheit-Berg is the 177th most popular computer scientist (down from 176th in 2019), the 5,005th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,530th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Computer Scientist.

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  • 18

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  • 1.88

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Among computer scientists, Daniel Domscheit-Berg ranks 177 out of 201Before him are Yoshua Bengio, Alexandra Elbakyan, Bruce Perens, E. Allen Emerson, Pat Hanrahan, and Leslie Valiant. After him are Ian Murdock, Geir Ivarsøy, Kathleen Booth, Erich Gamma, Theo de Raadt, and Phil Katz.

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Among people born in 1978, Daniel Domscheit-Berg ranks 302Before him are Misia, Yael Naim, Alesha Dixon, Kelly Stables, Tinga, and Paula Seling. After him are Emilio Palma, Yuji Nakazawa, Ian Anthony Dale, Ebru Özkan, Michelle Borth, and Mía Maestro.

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Among people born in Germany, Daniel Domscheit-Berg ranks 5,005 out of 6,142Before him are David Odonkor (1984), Harry Schwarz (1924), Werner von Moltke (1936), Ronald Worm (1953), Jacky Terrasson (1965), and Sebastian Rudy (1990). After him are Lutz Heilmann (1966), Jens Weidmann (1968), Herbert Adamski (1910), Julia Klöckner (1972), Margot Käßmann (1958), and Ian Murdock (1973).


Among computer scientists born in Germany, Daniel Domscheit-Berg ranks 2Before him are Joseph Weizenbaum (1923). After him are Ian Murdock (1973), Werner Koch (1961), and Magnus Manske (1974).