We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks charts the rise into the public consciousness and subsequent media frenzy around Julian Assange and his Wikileaks organisation.

The internet has not only enabled governments a new level of access to private information, but has also put that power into the public’s hands. The actions of Wikileaks over the past few years have fundamentally impacted the way democratic societies deal with privacy, secrecy, and the right to information, perhaps for generations to come.

This looks like a fascinating documentary, and probably a good introduction to the issue, if you are not familiar with it already. Check out the first official trailer for We Steal Secrets, above.