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Thursday, 02 December 2010 13:58

Amazon takes down Wikileaks

Written by Fudzilla staff


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Amazon has stopped hosting Wikileaks just a couple of days after the whistleblowing site chose to migrate to Amazon’s cloud following a series of massive DDoS attacks.

It’s believed that the decision to give Wikileaks the boot was made under political pressure from US political circles, mainly Senator Joe Lieberman.

However, Amazon is not saying what prompted it to leave Wikileaks in the cold.

More here.

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+38 #1 Tr0y 2010-12-02 14:21
And I am going to take down my Amazon account.

--- ! VOTE WITH YOUR WALLET ! ---
 
 
-19 #2 thetruth 2010-12-02 16:22
Perhaps it took it down because of DDOS attacks to its cloud server.
 
 
-50 #3 OuttRages 2010-12-02 16:47
Good, they should never have protected them in the first place. Wikileaks are just stirring the cesspool, somethings are secret for a reason, they are not doing ANY good.

The entire site should be removed and the owners banged up.
 
 
-64 #4 Elfa 2010-12-02 16:59
Quoting Tr0y:
And I am going to take down my Amazon account.

--- ! VOTE WITH YOUR WALLET ! ---


You're a dumb ass. Wikileaks has become nothing more than an America hate machine ran by a rapist.
 
 
+65 #5 yasin 2010-12-02 17:56
Quoting Elfa:
You're a dumb ass. Wikileaks has become nothing more than an America hate machine ran by a rapist.

well it tells the truth, which is more than the government does.
 
 
0 #6 Joonas 2010-12-02 20:10
Would feel nice if this was actually Amazons idea.. Really hate how people want betrayal to happen so long as they aren't the ones being betrayed.
 
 
+15 #7 Jigar 2010-12-02 21:21
Quoting Elfa:
You're a dumb ass. Wikileaks has become nothing more than an America hate machine ran by a rapist.


As soon as they knew, he had the docs, they wanted him to get screwed in some low life rape case. Yes, government guys did knew this guy would come up with the entire site and make them look dumb.
 
 
-1 #8 DeadTime 2010-12-03 07:49
Amazon is trying to make money, pissing off at least half your base by supporting the Soro's puppet commie leaks makes people not want to buy from them. I don't blame Amazon one bit for wanting to stay away from this.
 
 
+1 #9 Jaberwocky 2010-12-03 13:04
So how exactly is this going to stop the Guardian and the other european papers printing the leaks...The Americans are such Arse's.Trying Internet censorship like this is like trying to hold water in your hands.It will not work.
 
 
-1 #10 oatmeal 2010-12-03 17:25
As with the pedophile book, why do people think Amazon (an electronic retailer) has the responsability of upholding the First Amendment? Amazon should have the ability to choose who they do business with.
 

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