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WikiLeaks And The Failure Of Cyberattacks As Censorship


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Another month, another massive WikiLeaks document dump–and another cyberattack on a site that has practically painted a red bullseye on its servers.

On Sunday afternoon, as media from the New York Times to the Guardian began to detail the contents of hundreds of thousands of secret communications between the U.S. and its embassies around the world uncovered by a WikiLeaks source, the whistleblower site announced on Twitter that it was facing a “mass distributed denial of service attack” that, at least temporarily, had taken the site offline.