Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Dec 2010 12:16 UTC
Internet & Networking It looks like several companies are learning what happens when you mess with the internet - and they're learning it the hard way. Several major companies have been hit by the collective powers of Anonymous after 4chan launched several distributed denial-of-service attacks. What many have been predicting for a long time now has finally happened: an actual war between the powers that be on one side, and the internet on the other. Update: PayPal has admitted their WikiLeaks snub came after pressure from the US government, and Datacell, which takes care of payments to Wikileaks, is threatening to sue MasterCard over Wikileaks' account suspension. Update II: Visa.com is down due to the attack. Update III: PayPal has caved under the pressure, and will release the funds in the WikiLeaks account.
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RE[6]: Hmmm
by Karitku on Wed 8th Dec 2010 16:11 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Hmmm"
Karitku
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If either the doctor or the patient committed a crime, and the information would be relevant to the case, then yes, that information would become available.

You can't apply the rules of the individual to a government. We are supposed to check our government - and we can't do that if they just label everything "secret" while waving flags around talking about terrorism a lot.

Ever heard Freedom of Information act? You do know that majority of wikileaks info will be totally open or is already. The Iraq War leak was full of documents that you could have just by asking them. Cablegate is pretty much same, except you won't get the ugly gossip version but more political view of world. Again, please someone show me something new that Wikileaks have shown us?

And OSNews has gone to toilet nowdays. It used to be great place to find info on minor OSes and stuff. Now it's filled with Thoms personal opinnions which, by reading what he writes, he managed to learn from local leftwing newspaper. Thom, you might be good at finding nip info on technical stuff, but you suck as reporter.

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