WikiLeaks under attack, it says, as new leak looms
November 28th, 2010
01:54 PM ET
3 years ago

WikiLeaks under attack, it says, as new leak looms

(CNN) – The whistleblower website WikiLeaks is under cyber attack, but even if it goes down, a new cache of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables will still be published Sunday night, it said via Twitter Sunday.

The announcements come shortly after the United States warned WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange that publishing the papers would be illegal and endanger peoples' lives.

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  1. the real ib

    I cannot believe our goverment cannot find a way to stop this; there is no excuse for something like this. If Obama would worry about something other than taking a mini vacation or playing basketball he could and should do something about this.

    November 28, 2010 02:09 pm at 2:09 pm |
  2. oh snap

    Just goes to show that ‘The Powers That Be' has the power to censor and stop whatever they want!

    But, they can’t stop ‘child abuse’, women/men abuse, gang related crimes, hunger, homelessness, inflation, etc?
    I guess it’s all about ‘not being embarrassed’! (?)
    Maybe it’s all about ‘priorities’, I don’t know.
    But this I do know, not all great minds think alike!
    Because if they did they’d find a solution to some of the circumstances mentioned above, instead of trying to hide their derogatory remarks made against other leaders.
    I know it’s not just about ‘sensitive information’, it’s about ‘hush my mouth’!

    November 28, 2010 04:13 pm at 4:13 pm |
  3. PeterD

    Assange is little more than a menace, and his actions and of all those at 'wikileaks' is reprehensible. The United States should prosecute any news organization within the country found to possess the documents; because the unauthorized possession of them is an outright crime.

    November 28, 2010 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  4. Mountaineer

    Why are we so afraid of the truth? Is it because it hurts!

    November 28, 2010 04:32 pm at 4:32 pm |