The New WikiLeaks IP address:
The German Pirate Party stepped up to help:
(Pssst… hey You, Pirate Party of Canada… yeah you guys….
howsabout you step up and offer to host WikiLeaks North America…?)
*Note: when the WikiLeaks plug was pulled:
- the WikiLeaks Identi.ca @wikileaks2 account
- the WikiLeaks Twitter @wikileaks account
- the WikiLeaks Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/wikileaks were still live.
For all the slagging we give Facebook, isn’t it interesting that they kept WikiLeaks up while Amazon et al did not.
Other Good Resources:
And if anyone managed to hang onto any doubt about the fact that both WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, personally, are actually under attack, just look at the frequency of attacks on his Wikipedia biography:
Wikipedia: Revision history of Julian Assange
More Good Articles:
ComputerWorldUK: Simon Says… The Internet’s Voltaire Moment aka: why we need to stand up for Wikileaks even if we hate it
Of course the ultimate irony is Pravda justifiably criticising US for trying to stifle a free press in Valerie Plame, YES! Wikileaks, NO!
[Dr. Roy Schestowitz directed me to the TED TV interview with Julian Assange which is well worth watching.
As usual, for accessibility I’m hosting an OGG conversion here: Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks
And this is the higher quality YouTube version:
Julian Assange at New Media Days 2009 Photo by New Media Days / Peter Erichsen
Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (cc-by-sa)
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