Bank of America announced it would “not process transactions of any type that we have reason to believe are intended for Wikileaks,” citing “Wikileaks might be engaged in activities … inconsistent with our internal policies for processing payments”. WikiLeaks responded in a tweet by encouraging their supporters who were BoA customer to close their accounts..
Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks says it has come under attack from a computer-hacking operation,..
He faces allegations of rape and sexual assault, which he denies,
State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has called the treatment of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley E. Manning, an Army private whom military jailers forced to sleep naked….
The Pentagon has ordered an investigation into threats against a military base that is holding a U.S. soldier accused of giving documents to WikiLeaks….
In a document titled “The WikiLeaks Threat” three data intelligence companies, Plantir Technologies, HBGary Federal and Berico Technologies, outline a plan to attack Wikileaks. They are acting upon request from Hunton and Williams, a law firm working for Bank of America.
He has been painted as a villain by the U.S. government, and has defied requests to cease his document dumps…
Bank of America Corp. has joined several other financial institutions in refusing to handle payments for WikiLeaks, the latest blow to the secret-releasing organization’s efforts to continue operating under pressure from governments and the corporate world….