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[7]: Completely disagree
by Bounty on Wed 8th Dec 2010 21:47 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Completely disagree"
Bounty
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2006-09-18

True.
In democracy, in the end, it's always up to the people.

But how could he do such choice if the existence itself of this software is hidden by his own government, which people pay too to works for them (theorically)?!

What happend when - always justified for your own *security* - your choice, your weight in the nation decision process, is stolen by your government (and the next, the next after him, etc) ?

Talk about stolen stuffs...


The "software" isn't hidden, I know we have classified documents. I also know not all of the "board members" are loyal, so do most other "board members." Which is why we don't let everyone even on "the board" know everything w/o some process. Like the freedom of information act, which isn't going to hand over all of our secrets carte blanche to everyone.

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