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Web Attackers Point to Cause in WikiLeaks

Loosely united cyberpranksters have evolved into a political movement for an unfettered Internet. They got their start years ago as cyberpranksters, an online community of tech-savvy kids more interested in making mischief than political statements. But the coordinated attacks on major corporate and government Web sites in defense of WikiLeaks, which began on Wednesday and […]

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Should Wikileaks.org be shut down?

Should WikiLeaks.org be shut down? This raises a serious question as to what constitutes freedom of speech and what constitutes Internet based terrorism. WikiLeaks describes itself as: “WikiLeaks is a non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. We provide an innovative, secure and anonymous way for independent sources around

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Armed Conflict between U.S. and Canada over Oil possible

According to reports, an armed conflict between the United States and Canada may result if a U.S. based company continues to pursue exclusive international rights to extract oil from the Arctic Ocean. According to an article published by Canada.com, a Las Vegas based company is pursuing the exclusive right to extract undersea oil from the

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Extradited copyright infringer sentenced to 51 months

DrinkOrDie’s Griffiths faced up to 10 years in prison and a $500K fine The leader of one of the oldest and most widely recognized Internet software piracy groups was sentenced Friday to 51 months in prison on one count of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement, the Department of Justice announced. Hew Raymond Griffiths, 44,

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