The leak was purposeful as an act of civil disobedience against the corrupt government of Papua New Guinea.
"Civil Disobedience" DEFINITION: Refusal to obey civil laws in an effort to induce change in governmental policy or legislation, characterized by the use of passive resistance or other nonviolent means.
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