WIRED on Its Background Policy and What Can be Quoted and Attributed to You By Name

From a post on wired.com headlined “WIRED’s “On Background’ Policy”

Many powerful companies make a practice of obfuscating or dodging accountability when speaking to media outlets, by providing information that they refuse to attribute to anyone in particular, sometimes not even to the company itself. For that reason, WIRED is joining the Verge, Quartz, and others in making its editorial standards clearer.