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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RE[2]: Guilty of treason
by Noremacam on Wed 8th Dec 2010 22:08 UTC in reply to "RE: Guilty of treason"
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Ok first of all my original post implied being thankful he wasn't a citizen of the US. An honest read of my original post would have recognized that. Again otherwise he could be liable for the death penalty(as I believe he should be).

Secondly, why are you calling me a sheep? The information is secret for a reason. Stealing confidential documents that aren't his that are used for national security is a-ok? and only sheeple worry about it? What planet are you from? Someone is going to post illegal documents that will someday compromise security and have someone killed. If you can sleep at night with that, then I don't trust you either.

And again, this kind of vigilantism really shouldn't be part of osnews.

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RE[3]: Guilty of treason
by _txf_ on Thu 9th Dec 2010 08:43 in reply to "RE[2]: Guilty of treason"
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Had he been a US citizen it still probably would not be treason.

I called you a sheep because you're spouting that treason nonsense.

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