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WIKILEAKS Back Online After Being Shut Down

Washington : DC : USA | Dec 03, 2010 at 1:46 AM PST
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Wikileaks comes back online today after being pulled off the internet by EveryDNS.net, the company proving it with domain name services.

The new website, available at: http://wikileaks.ch/ is located on Swiss servers.

EveryDNS.net shut down the site after it became the target of several Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. The company said that this could potentially harm the thousands of other websites on its server.

Wikileaks has been a concern for the U.S. since its first broadcasting of a video featuring U.S. Soldiers slaying over a dozen people in Baghdad fueling a renewed outrage against the "War on Terror." Its most recent release of thousands of leaked embassy cables caused worldwide outrage, earning the website international enemies causing the site to be blocked worldwide.

RebeccaK is based in New York City, New York, United States of America, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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