Whistle-blower site Wikileaks has been killed Worldwide. Servers in the United States have killed the site's domain name after they claimed mass attacks. The withdrawal of the domain name implies that the website has been shutdown across the World. A twitter message of the website posted on Friday confirms the reports.
WikiLeaks,org domain killed by US everydns.net after claimed mass attacks KEEP US STRONG, said a message from Wikileaks on Twitter.
Following pressure from the US government, Amazon ousted Wikileaks website from its servers on Wednesday. Web users across the world, yet again, called for a boycott of Amazon.
If Amazon are so uncomfortable with the first amendment, they should get out of the business of selling books, a Twitter message of Wikileaks read late Wednesday.
On Thursday, the highest Court in Sweden rejected Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against his detention orders. The Apex Court confirmed the earlier decision of the Svea Appeals Court to uphold the detention order.
Earlier this week, Assange's lawyer appealed against an arrest warrant issued against the 39-year-old Australian. France-based Interpol has issued a Red Notice for Assange on charges of sex crimes. He was wanted for questioning over rape allegations against him in Sweden. A Swedish woman appealed to the court accusing Assange of raping her during his visit to the country in August.
Wikileaks, the website, began publishing close to 250,000 US diplomatic cables earlier this week. The classified documents contained conversations between several diplomats, most of them expressing concern over Iran's nuclear activity and unease over North Korea. Earlier the website leaked 75,000 US documents about the war in Afghanistan.