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Wikileaks Mirror Sites

Wikileaks Mirror Sites - Don't expect WikiLeaks to go anywhere soon. Despite efforts to censor the site in the U.S., the whistle-blowing organization said that a growing number of mirrors are available.

"WikiLeaks now has 355 sites. Thanks to YOU," said a tweet Sunday on the @WikiLeaks feed.

However, the mirrors page lists just 208 of these sites. The page encourages people to create mirrors "in order to make it impossible to ever fully remove WikiLeaks form the Internet."

Last week, the whistle-blowing site began the release of more than 250,000 classified U.S. diplomatic cables. The controversial documents have caused diplomatic embarrassment for the U.S. government, and have made it hard for WikiLeaks to survive online in the states.

Most recently, PayPal yanked WikiLeaks from its services. As of Friday, no more donations can be made to WikiLeaks via PayPal. Prior to that, Amazon booted WikiLeaks from its servers, forcing WikiLeaks to find a Web host in Sweden. It is now supported by Banhof AB, which is housed in a Cold War bomb shelter.

DNS provider Dyn Inc also expelled WikiLeaks from the domain, pushing the organization to find a new domain, The site was also the target of two denial of service attacks in the aftermath of the release.

"Cablegate," as the ordeal has been called, has caused global political uproar, and leaders are calling for WikiLeaks head Julian Assange to be held responsible. Assange is now one of the most wanted men in the world. Last week, Interpol issued an international wanted notice, and Swedish courts upheld a warrant for the 39-year-old Australian's arrest. Both warrants stem from rape and sexual assault charges made in August.

Wikileaks Mirror Sites


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