Two days ago 70 websites were closed down by the department of Justice. No judge, no jury and no court hearing. Their argument? They allowed torrent downloads.
So if it is so easy to close down websites why is Wikileaks still up and running? The Pentagon has a whole department dedicated to being able to stop cyber "terrorism" and Julian Assange can run rings around them with his Robin Hood antics.
The alleged perpetrator Pt. Manning who "stole" the secret documents is in solitary confinement and not even his family is allowed to visit him. We don't know his story but with the political situation in the US being what it is he will probably be called an enemy combatant and will not be allowed to have a court hearing and he will disappear into the system never to be heard from again.
But Julian Assange is a different story.
Who is he and were is he coming from and how come he can travel freely around the world and disappear from the face of it at will? ...more