According to a member of the hacking collective, there are plans to set up a similar service to Wikileaks by the end of the year.
A Wikileaks competitor is in the works, and due to be launched on December 21 this year, according to The Hacker News. A representative of the loose hacktivist group -- who said he was representing the collective as a whole -- spoke about the project in an emailed interview with the Voice of Russia.
What have you done for - or to - me lately? Anonymous is a long-time supporter of whistleblower site WikiLeaks, but a recent decision by the site to deploy a paywall on its website that blocks access to the site’s cache of leaked documents unless users donate or promote WikiLeaks via social media has drawn Anonymous' enmity.
On Thursday night, the loosely-knit hacker group, or rather, some of its membership, issued a post to the AnonPaste website on Thursday night in which they called the new campaign “filthy and rotten.”
A car passes through a foggy, forest. In the back seat, memories wash through a floppy-haired teenaged boy's mind. He recalls another night drive, one on which his mother spirited him away before a stepfather could despatch him to live on a creepy cult's hidden commune.
Years later the family emerges from the same car and unpacks its belongings in a house the mother proclaims “cannot be seen from the road”. The teenager opens his suitcase and removes his prize possession: a Commodore 64.
Julian Assange continues to insist that Australia's government has done him no favours, but his nation of birth has supported his cause in one, indirect, way.
Screen Australia, the Australian federal government’s national movie-funding-and-promotion agency, is one of the key production finance investors for the Australian-made biopic, Underground, that traces the WikiLeaks founder’s formative years as a teenage hacker.
Several Swedish official websites were knocked offline on Monday, although no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
"I can confirm that the government site had problems today, but for security reasons, I cannot say more," Anna Dahlen, a government spokeswoman, told AFP adding that she did not know when the site would be back online.