“WikiLeaks communications infrastructure is currently under attack. Project BO move to coms channel S. Activate Reston5”. The future of the Internet.

In the most dramatic tweet of its history wikileaks invisible soldiers have sent a cryptic command to its legions of hackers around the world. Now, it might be a little dramatic (or an onion?) and all, but there is much to reflect about the actions and the outcomes of this one controversial website. Much more is at stake than we can actually superficially see. Four articles move the discussion further showing that both parties have reasons to be worried. It did take some time in history to assert the balance between right to inform and right to protect, this balance is at stake now once again and the outcome will have major effects on our rights and our lives. The problem is that they are both right and wrong at the same time. This really should be part of a more extensive and public debate.

BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11578505

Colorado Springs Independent: http://www.csindy.com/IndyBlog/archives/2010/10/20/battleground-internet

ThE GUardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iraq-war-logs

and this article by Nadim Kobeissi http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/517.

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