In a statement on its website, WikiLeaks says the files, which date from July 2004 to late December 2011, contain details of the inner workings of the private intelligence agency, links between government and private intelligence, and commentary on WikiLeaks itself. Wikileaks says it partnered with 25 media organizations and activists in publicizing the files.
Aside from Stratfor’s Austin ties, the company came under local scrutiny when an initial email leak disclosed what appeared to be investigation of Occupy Austin. The Austin Chronicle wrote about the situation earlier this month.
Stratfor says on its website it’s temporarily offering content for free in response to the hacking and email publication.