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Amazon Hosting Boots Wikileaks

This is the kind of thing I’m talking about when I worry about relying on corporate-owned spaces (Amazon hosting, Google) for free speech and collaboration on the Internet. The Pirate Party stepped in to help Wikileaks, we need more radical infrastructure to support activists opposing state power:

CS Monitor: Wikileaks and Amazon: A Free Speech Issue

“WikiLeaks has been banned from Amazon servers. And for some critics, that’s a very problematic development indeed.”

…and **of course** Joe Lieberman led the charge, here. OF COURSE. He’s like the La Fours of craven obsequience.