The Tel Aviv District Court ordered the Haaretz newspaper to pay whistleblower Anat Kamm NIS 75,000 for leaking her identity through the IDF documents she submitted to journalist Uri Blau.
Kamm was convicted of stealing thousands of classified documents during the period of 2005-2007, when she served in the IDF as a secretary in the IDF’s Central Command headquarters. She copied thousands of sensitive documents to a disk-on-key (USB drive) which she proceeded to hand over to reporter Uri Blau of Haaretz.
Kamm sued the daily for revealing her identity – after it was promised to her that her safety would not be compromised and her identity would be kept secret throughout the media leak.
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