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MasterCard takes hit from pro-WikiLeaks hacktivists

MasterCard is the latest in a string of U.S.-based Internet companies that have distanced themselves from WikiLeaks, but online activists don’t like it

December 9, 2010 4:22 by

Defiant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may now be behind bars in London, but the online excitement generated by his site that has been happening for weeks is far from over.

One of the world’s biggest credit card websites, MasterCard, was hacked in an apparent revenge attack after it pulled the plug on its relationship with WikiLeaks.

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Source: Al Jazeera

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