Liveblogging Cablegate

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Published on Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, by rfe/rl’s Central Newsroom, Dec. 5, 2010.

  • Hal Roberts from Harvard University’s Berkman Center discusses the huge problems organizations face fighting distributed denial of service (ddos) attacks.
  • There are only a couple dozen organizations (ISPs, hypergiant websites, and content distribution networks) at the core of the Internet who have sufficient amounts of bandwidth, technical ability, and community connections to fight off the biggest of these attacks:
  • Hal Roberts watching technology from The Berkman Center for Internet & Society;
  • Secret US Embassy Cables released so far: 667 out of 251,287 = just 0.27% … continuousely updated.
  • … (full long text).

Added later: Assange will Asyl in der Schweiz, Sonntag, 5. Dezember 2010, 19:35 Uhr, Aktualisiert 06.12.2010, 2:36 Uhr MEZ: Kein Abschalten der Seite mehr möglich: «Selbst wenn man den Server in Schweden abschaltet, ist es zu spät», sagte der Vizepräsident der Piratenpartei, Pascal Goor. «Es gibt jetzt Hunderte von Wikileaks-Spiegeln.» Goor sprach von einem Testfall für Zensur im Internet. «Können Regierungen etwas vom Netz nehmen? Ich denke nicht. Überall sind Kopien der Webseite.»
Translation by Google: No longer possible to switch off the page: “Even if you turn off the server in Sweden, it’s too late,” said the Vice President of the Pirate Party, Pascal Goor.” There are now hundreds of Wikileaks mirrors.” Goor spoke of a test case for Internet censorship.” Can governments take something from the net? I think not. Everywhere are copies of the website.”

Links – Wikileaks … :

on wikipedia;

on The Real News Network;


Sweden sends Assange arrest warrant to UK,

latest news real times updates;

latest articles etc.;

on Google Blog-search, and on News-search;

Wiki-Leaks and plausible lies – Where have all the critical thinkers gone? by Joe Quinn, Dec. 6, 2010;

Amnesia as a way of life: WikiLeaks amid the careless people, by Phil Rockstroh, Dec. 3, 2010.

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