Cyberculture roundup: Wikileaks opens Public Library of US Diplomacy (PLUSD)… Anonymous vs. Israel…

Wikileaks opens Public Library of US Diplomacy (PLUSD), searchable repository of 1970s US diplomatic and intel documents

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin


WikiLeaks Releases 1.7 Million U.S. Diplomatic Records in the ‘Kissinger Cables’

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

WikiLeaks publishes 1.7m+ United States records as it launches new ?PlusD? searchable repository

from The Next Web by Nick Summers


French spies demand removal of a Wikipedia entry, threaten random Wikipedia admin in France when they don’t get their way

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

Mozilla announces agnostic, safe payment system for the Web

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

The Mozilla Foundation has previewed a new, experimental system for in-app payments that is intended to solve several major problems with existing payment systems available to developers, including the fact that other payment systems are strongly partisan, tilted to one or just a few payment processors. It’s a good and useful thing, and an example of the sort of good that a well-funded nonprofit can do for the health of the Web:


Anonymous hits Israel over Gaza strikes


During Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense against Palestinians in Gaza last November,Anonymous hackers launched a mass attack on Israeli government websites. In response to the eight day assault that killed 133 Palestinians, Anonymous’


Anonymous ops ‘a new front in protest’


Anonymous hacktivist group on Sunday launched a massive cyber-attack dubbed , and claimed to have taken down hundreds of Israeli websites. The sites that reportedly crashed included the web pages of the Israeli Defense Ministry and Knesset,

Anonymous’ launches assault on Israeli government websites

Raw Story

Hackers have launched an assault on Israeli websites, but the damage has been minimal as the Jewish state is prepared to fend off such attacks, one of the country’s top cyber experts said on Sunday. The hackers associated with the activist group


Anonymous’ vows to wipe Israel off cyberspace

Press TV

?This is why on April 7, elite cyber-squadrons from around the world have decided to unite in solidarity with the Palestinian people against Israel as one entity to disrupt and erase Israel from cyberspace,? the Anonymous statement added, listing 1,300


Anonymous: hackers spreading lies and hate

Jerusalem Post (blog)

As widely reported in the news, hackers from the ?Anonymous? group have threatened massive cyber-attacks against Israel on Holocaust Memorial Day. According to the Jerusalem Post, Anonymous boasted that it will ?erase Israel from the Internet? by


Hacker group ‘Anonymous’ takes down hundreds of Israeli websites

International Middle East Media Center

Late Saturday night, hackers affiliated with the worldwide network known as ‘Anonymous’ attacked hundreds of Israeli websites as part of a campaign targeting Israel for their occupation of Palestinian land and attacks against Palestinian civilians.

Anonymous targets Israel in another cyberattack


Anonymous claims that a cyberattack launched against Israeli government Web sites this weekend has caused billions of dollars of damage, although Israeli officials say there have been no major disruptions. The group claimed it hacked more than a dozen

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