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[2]: Completely disagree
by vodoomoth on Thu 9th Dec 2010 11:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Completely disagree"
vodoomoth
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2010-03-30

So what would be your stance when Wikileaks publishes the weak points in the electricity distribution network of the whole USA? Or the list of CIA agents and contacts abroad?
Will you finally admit that not everything should be "transparent"?

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RE[3]: Completely disagree
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 9th Dec 2010 11:45 in reply to "RE[2]: Completely disagree"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

So what would be your stance when Wikileaks publishes the weak points in the electricity distribution network of the whole USA? Or the list of CIA agents and contacts abroad?
Will you finally admit that not everything should be "transparent"?


I never said everything should be transparent. You're just making that up to strengthen your otherwise weak argument.

Edited 2010-12-09 11:53 UTC

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RE[4]: Completely disagree
by vodoomoth on Thu 9th Dec 2010 16:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Completely disagree"
vodoomoth Member since:
2010-03-30

Fine. So why don't you just tell where the line is for you? I'm wondering where you draw it when revealing classified diplomatic cables is fine by you, that's all.

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