Al-Jazeera:’Hactivists’ wage war for WikiLeaks

The website attacks launched by supporters of WikiLeaks show 21st-century cyber warfare evolving into a more amateur and anarchic affair than many predicted.

Attempts to silence WikiLeaks after the leaking of some 250,000 classified US state department cables seem to have produced something rather different – something of a popular rebellion amongst hundreds or thousands of tech-savvy activists.


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