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NYMdaveNYI Donating Member (497 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-28-10 12:33 PM
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24. We live in a country in which
we do not prosecute a man who marched us into an illegal war, but rather threaten to hang a man who seeks to end it.

KEEP ON FIGHTING, MR. ASSANGE.


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  -Wikileaks: We are currently under a mass distributed denial of service attack. Turborama  Nov-28-10 10:38 AM   #0 
  - Wikileaks should have released that stuff last night.  Catherina   Nov-28-10 10:40 AM   #1 
  - THEY ARE OUT!!  BetsysGhost   Nov-28-10 01:54 PM   #39 
     - And the state department calls Wikileaks "irresponsible". Ah, sure, ok.  gtar100   Nov-28-10 02:21 PM   #43 
        - + 1. n/t  truedelphi   Nov-28-10 03:54 PM   #61 
  - Gee, who could have predicted this? nt  bemildred   Nov-28-10 10:43 AM   #2 
  - +1  xchrom   Nov-28-10 10:45 AM   #3 
  - We'll see how long it lasts and how powerful US government hackers are.  Kablooie   Nov-28-10 01:29 PM   #30 
  - Three major news outlets already have the leaks.  ananda   Nov-28-10 10:46 AM   #4 
  - They just posted a little Q&A FAQ about them, FWIW. But they and the...  Poll_Blind   Nov-28-10 10:47 AM   #5 
  - Oh boy  notesdev   Nov-28-10 10:48 AM   #6 
  - Yep, it's kind of a "tell" that they are doing it at all.  bemildred   Nov-28-10 10:55 AM   #9 
  - but but... if you haven't done anything bad, you have nothing to hide, right!?  villager   Nov-28-10 03:18 PM   #56 
     - Just seems dumb to me.  bemildred   Nov-28-10 03:46 PM   #58 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-28-10 11:00 AM   #12 
  - "The people" likely involved in this attack is likely us  obxhead   Nov-28-10 01:25 PM   #29 
     - Or millions of people attempting to access a heavily promoted site  jberryhill   Nov-28-10 02:32 PM   #47 
        - ... or too wrong.  liberation   Nov-28-10 07:17 PM   #77 
  - If the information is already out there via bitorrent, then this attack is completely pointless.  superduperfarleft   Nov-28-10 10:49 AM   #7 
  - Just one more step, it never ends. What freedom of information? n/t  Paper Roses   Nov-28-10 10:55 AM   #8 
  - Wikileaks 'hacked ahead of secret US document release'  cal04   Nov-28-10 10:59 AM   #10 
  - DDOS is 4chan stuff.  Pavulon   Nov-28-10 11:00 AM   #11 
  - Who do you think is doing it?  bemildred   Nov-28-10 11:06 AM   #14 
  - That's a good point  pscot   Nov-28-10 04:58 PM   #69 
     - Well, it's a long list, but they have to be dumb too.  bemildred   Nov-28-10 05:16 PM   #70 
  - That's OK - take a deep breath  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-28-10 11:14 AM   #15 
  - This is going to be a case of the pot and the kettle, a bunch of them actually.  patrice   Nov-28-10 01:48 PM   #37 
  - Two words: Plausible deniability  jaybeat   Nov-28-10 11:25 AM   #16 
  - "we" CAN'T 'pull the plug'  ProudDad   Nov-28-10 12:09 PM   #21 
     - Sure we can.  jeff47   Nov-28-10 02:26 PM   #44 
        - The DNS root servers are private  ProudDad   Nov-28-10 02:53 PM   #51 
        - The money to run them comes from the Department of Commerce  jeff47   Nov-28-10 03:02 PM   #53 
           - By the numbers:  boppers   Nov-29-10 01:21 AM   #88 
        - A chart:  boppers   Nov-29-10 12:57 AM   #87 
  - 'we' could gin up a rape crisis too!  Warren Stupidity   Nov-28-10 11:33 AM   #17 
  - that would be a bit revealing  ShamelessHussy   Nov-28-10 11:57 AM   #18 
  - Interesting that you are the only DU'er to bring up that Rape bs.  go west young man   Nov-28-10 12:09 PM   #22 
  - You mean you think people on DU are here only to cast  davidwparker   Nov-28-10 03:00 PM   #52 
  - Swiss pass law to expel non citizen criminals. One more nation off the list  Pavulon   Nov-28-10 03:58 PM   #63 
     - I didn't think he was convicted yet?  erikdane   Nov-28-10 04:44 PM   #66 
        - And if he was convicted?  Lars77   Nov-28-10 04:58 PM   #68 
  - I'd bet it's the US trying to utilize their government hackers.  Kablooie   Nov-28-10 01:40 PM   #32 
  - Hey when you get bored, look up the guys who wrote IOS and JUNOS  Pavulon   Nov-28-10 03:48 PM   #59 
  - Here:  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 10:05 PM   #82 
  - Some of you need to take a nap. Too much movie and fantasy.  kgnu_fan   Nov-28-10 11:04 AM   # 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-28-10 11:04 AM   #13 
  - Memo to Fascist National Security Apparatus  ProudDad   Nov-28-10 12:05 PM   #19 
  - Backed up elsewhere, left, right and centre  dipsydoodle   Nov-28-10 12:46 PM   #26 
  - Wikileaks: Tomorrow's Der Spiegel's cover today...  Turborama   Nov-28-10 12:06 PM   #20 
  - Here you go!  JDPriestly   Nov-28-10 12:21 PM   #23 
     - Ghaddafi -- has a buxom blond as his nurse  dipsydoodle   Nov-28-10 12:44 PM   #25 
     - Thank you!  Turborama   Nov-28-10 01:41 PM   #33 
  - We live in a country in which  NYMdaveNYI   Nov-28-10 12:33 PM   #24 
  - +1000  ProudDad   Nov-28-10 01:17 PM   #27 
  - Amen to that...  micraphone   Nov-28-10 01:30 PM   #31 
  - +1~  patrice   Nov-28-10 01:44 PM   #35 
  - It kind of sounds like just that.  midnight   Nov-28-10 02:07 PM   #40 
  - +1  davidwparker   Nov-28-10 03:04 PM   #54 
  - Where was he when Bush was leading us into this war?  high density   Nov-28-10 03:21 PM   #57 
  - Please Post That As A Separate Thread. It Deserves Its Own  Dinger   Nov-28-10 03:54 PM   #60 
  - 'Tis a separate thread. It's currently on the homepage  NYMdaveNYI   Nov-29-10 09:08 AM   #90 
  - my apologies but how exactly does most of these diplomatic releases  Bodhi BloodWave   Nov-28-10 05:32 PM   #72 
  - +1  harun   Nov-28-10 05:33 PM   #73 
  - The PTB are going all out to stop the truth from getting out.  Odin2005   Nov-28-10 01:20 PM   #28 
  - Would WikiLeaks be leaking if RepubliCONS had played START straight? The World is TIRED of our SHIT!  patrice   Nov-28-10 01:42 PM   #34 
  - Yep  ProudDad   Nov-28-10 01:46 PM   #36 
  - Either way, I hope this puts a stop to the crap that's going on over those baby-nukes in START. nt  patrice   Nov-28-10 01:50 PM   #38 
  - Phone Sen. Jon Kyl 202-224-4521 tell him yout tired too!  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Nov-28-10 03:14 PM   #55 
     - Thank you very much. You are a good person! nt  patrice   Nov-28-10 05:37 PM   #74 
  - Um...this is likely self-inflicted  jeff47   Nov-28-10 02:17 PM   #41 
  - There's a difference betwen a server getting slammed and a DDoS attack.  KamaAina   Nov-28-10 02:27 PM   #45 
     - All we have is a tweet from their "PR department"  jeff47   Nov-28-10 02:29 PM   #46 
     - Here:  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 10:02 PM   #79 
        - I put my comment in that thread  jeff47   Nov-28-10 11:07 PM   #84 
           - I saw it. Yes...  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 11:20 PM   #86 
     - O RLY?  jberryhill   Nov-28-10 02:35 PM   #48 
        - Here:  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 10:02 PM   #80 
           - .  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 10:04 PM   #81 
  - Did they violate rule 1 and 2?  AngryAmish   Nov-28-10 02:20 PM   #42 
  - Us Pays Hackers???????  DreamSmoker   Nov-28-10 02:42 PM   #49 
  - Better to hire hackers than throw them in jail.  RoccoR5955   Nov-28-10 04:01 PM   #64 
  - Play with fire, you are bound to get burned.  jonthebru   Nov-28-10 02:43 PM   #50 
  - I'm pretty sure the entire midEast is trying to log on.  aquart   Nov-28-10 03:55 PM   #62 
  - Walk in the park for the NSA or CIA...  Clear Blue Sky   Nov-28-10 04:41 PM   #65 
  - Like a master chief serving you prego and limp pasta  Pavulon   Nov-28-10 04:52 PM   #67 
     - True. Maybe some freelancing high school geek.  Clear Blue Sky   Nov-28-10 07:19 PM   #78 
  - This Only Delays the Inevitable  fascisthunter   Nov-28-10 05:22 PM   #71 
  - The righties are already spinning this as ....  humbled_opinion   Nov-28-10 05:54 PM   #75 
  - Have they provided any evidence of a DDOS  Riftaxe   Nov-28-10 06:02 PM   #76 
  - UPDATE:  Hissyspit   Nov-28-10 10:06 PM   #83 
     - Lulz  jberryhill   Nov-28-10 11:11 PM   #85 
  - I wonder why THAT happened?  sabrina 1   Nov-29-10 02:44 AM   #89 
 

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