I really wasn’t going to write a post about the latest goings on at WikiLeaks.
After all, so many others have done the subject to death already, and a whole lot better than I would have done anyways.
However, a quick look at my web stats earlier seems to indicate a high level of interest in th3j35t3r whom I’ve written about previously.
It seems that he(?) may well be the reason why wikileaks.org has been experiencing a few ‘issues’ lately –
www.wikileaks.org – TANGO DOWN – for attempting to endanger the lives of our troops, ‘other assets’ & foreign relations #wikileaks #fail
– is his latest tweet.
Whilst there is no proof that th3j35t3r is behind the original or current DDoS attacks against WikiLeaks it is certainly conceivable that he is and so I see no need to doubt his claims.
My question, though, is whether you think he (or whoever else it is) is right to knock WikiLeaks down?
Should we have access to the information that site is sharing – do we need to know what our leaders are not telling us directly?
Or should all nations have secrets that should be kept away from the publics’ eyes in order to protect national security?
I normally like to have an opinion one way or another on most things but in this case I’m just not so sure.