Anonymous declares war on WikiLeaks in retaliation for “paywall” | Ars Technica

Anonymous, the loose collective of hackers, dissidents, and the disaffected, roared into action in late 2010 to defend WikiLeaks, conducting denial-of-service attacks against MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal in retaliation for the payment processors decision to block funding of the secret-publishing site. That support appears now to be at an end, with the hacking group outraged that WikiLeaks has placed its data behind a paywall.

via Anonymous declares war on WikiLeaks in retaliation for “paywall” | Ars Technica.

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