23 December, 2010
“By working primarily with media organizations from NATO countries, Wikileaks has chosen to submit its leaks to one single ‘worldview’, that of the West.” — Who’s Who at Wikileaks? By Julie Lévesque
Cyber-warfare – Cyber-Anarchy – Anarchists – Hackers
It’s all so predictable isn’t it and how quick the media was to brand the leaks as the opening shots of a ‘Cyber-War’, a designation that fed back into the government’s propaganda almost immediately. To paraphrase, the media really is the message not just the messenger.
‘Prepare for all-out cyber war’
Government sites braced for attack by pro-WikiLeaks ‘hacktivists’
Whitehall is preparing for a crippling attack on government websites as evidence mounts that the backlash against the arrest of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is rapidly growing into a mass movement that aims to cause widespread disruption on the internet. — ‘Prepare for all-out cyber war‘ By Cahal Milmo and Nigel Morris, The Independent, 14 December 2010