Hackers Attack, Take Down Site of Bank that Froze Assange Cash

Who knew that caving to government intimidation and the threat of bad p.r. could actually backfire? A group of anonymous online activists have knocked out the website of Post Finance, the Swiss bank that froze the assets of the Julian Assange Defense Fund. Operation Payback, which also launched an attack on PayPal this morning, pledged to go after any organization that "censors" WikiLeaks.(H/T Raw Story)

Raw Story found this video explaining their philosophy posted to their YouTube channel.

AlterNet / By Tana Ganeva

Posted at December 6, 2010, 3:42pm