(excerpt from) Myce.com
Wikileaks gains support from Pirate Party & Operation Payback
WikiLeaks, the non-profit new media organization that has recently gained mainstream press coverage for releasing US State Department diplomatic cables, has found itself blacklisted from the support of corporations which once enabled the group’s web operations. The future of WikiLeaks was beginning to look dim as more organizations cut their ties, however new found support from Pirate Parties in multiple countries as well as from Operation Payback may give the controversial site a much longer life.
After EveryDNS, the nameserver provider for WikiLeaks, cut ties with the organization last week, the Swiss Pirate Party stepped up and allowed them to move onto one of their registered domains. This action prompted additional Pirate Parties from the Czech Republic, Austria, Australia, Germany, Luxembourg, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom to band together and support the efforts to keep WikiLeaks online.
“Pirate Parties from around the world, including the Pirate Party UK, today reaffirmed their commitment to whistleblowing worldwide. Concerned about freedom of information, opinion and press, the Pirate Parties have decided in a joint resolution to make WikiLeaks available on a worldwide mirroring infrastructure,” the UK Pirate Party told TorrentFreak…