Harvard law prof: Amazon’s WikiLeaks shutdown set dangerous precedent

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February 23, 2011
by Andy Greenberg  
Posted in Commentary

"As WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange awaits a decision later this week on whether he’ll be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime charges, Harvard Law professor Yochai Benkler wants to remind us of another legal challenge to WikiLeaks that’s been largely forgotten over just the last month: the companies including Amazon, Visa, PayPal and MasterCard who cut off service to the company at the first whiff of political controversy." [hat tip -- Kitty Antonik Wakfer] (02/22/11)


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