Friday, December 3, 2010
After numerous denial of service attacks degraded their customer service, Wikileaks' service providers forced it off the net. So it has moved to Switzerland and is back online. More here from MSNBC.com and the Guardian. Amazon.com, the online retailer, yanked access to the site yesterday, although interestingly, its customers can still get access to newspapers which also printed documents leaked by Wikileaks (such as the New York Times). Here's Amazon.com's explanation of its decision. Here Mr. Assange answers questions from Guardian readers about the massive document dump from Wikileaks, and comments on the Amazon.com issue.
Meanwhile, Sweden's highest court has refused to quash the arrest warrant against Mr. Assange.