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: 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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"So, what is the game then?"

A while back there was a leaked document discussing how to take out an entity like Wikileaks. The primary aproach was destroying it's credibility. Seems they've been working away at that.

The other question is; if Wikileaks is fully in the right.. why have it's own staff been critical of how the organization is being managed?

When Wikileaks own staff and Cryptomb start being critical of Wikileaks; one has to take a step back and look.

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