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The Week in Leaks
Live with the WikiLeakable world or shut down the net. It’s your choice – The Guardian Blog: Comment is Free
Western political elites obfuscate, lie and bluster – and when the veil of secrecy is lifted, they try to kill the messenger
Consider, for instance, how the views of the US administration have changed in just a year. On 21 January, secretary of state Hillary Clinton made a landmark speech about internet freedom, in Washington DC, which many people welcomed and most interpreted as a rebuke to China for its alleged cyberattack on Google. “Information has never been so free,” declared Clinton. “Even in authoritarian countries, information networks are helping people discover new facts and making governments more accountable.”
Cyber attacks: payback time – The Guardian – Comment is Free
In a cyber attack known as Operation Payback, a group of online activists called Anonymous targeted the websites of companies that had treated WikiLeaks like a bad smell. Visa, MasterCard, Paypal and Amazon have all had their websites, and in some cases their services, affected. Welcome to the world of the chaotic good. It is chaotic. But is it good?
– | Guerilla Funk | Paris
Sordid | Permutation | Amon Tobin
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