Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Dec 2010 22:45 UTC
In the News And so the Wikileaks saga continues - with politics once again crossing with the technology side of things. After several DDoS attacks on Wikileaks' website, the organisation decided to move their website over to Amazon's cloud service yesterday. Today, Amazon kicked Wikileaks out of its cloud after being pressured by US Congress. Update: [Kroc] In a Q&A on the Guardian website, Julian Assange drops the bomb--Amazon failed the test: "Since 2007 we have been deliberately placing some of our servers in jurisdictions that we suspected suffered a free speech deficit inorder to separate rhetoric from reality. Amazon was one of these cases.". Stunning.
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RE: Wikileaks Stupidity!
by SReilly on Thu 2nd Dec 2010 18:25 UTC in reply to "Wikileaks Stupidity!"
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Actually, that's not all those cables speak of. Check out the following article to see what else was uncovered:

http://motherjones.com/politics/2010/12/wikileaks-cable-obama-quash...

Basically, American diplomats, under orders from the whitehouse, where told to put pressure on Spanish officials in order to have them quash a court case alleging that several members of the Bush administration where in fact guilty of war crimes, something that is pretty self evident and should have gone ahead.

So yeah, some of the stuff to come out of these leaked memos and cables are actually more than just idle gossip.

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