Wikileaks Forced To Change Domain, Hostings, Uses Twitter Instead
EveryDNS.net Plus Plug On Wikileaks.Org: Wikileaks DNS Now Hosted In Switzerland, Wikileaks Uses Twitter To Direct Users To New Web Address
The DNS provider, EveryDNS.net, has shut down service to wikileaks.org because of what it says are excessive cyber attacks. EveryDNS.net provides free or very low cost DNS services and say it must be fair to other users of EveryDNS.
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it is following established policies so as not to put any one EveryDNS.net user’s interests ahead of any others. Lastly, regardless of what people say about the actions of EveryDNS.net, we know this much is true - we believe in our New Hampshire state motto, Live Free or Die.
Several hours later, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter that it was setting up shop in Switzerland at Wikileaks.ch, a domain name that is currently held by the president of the Pirate Party of Switzerland.
DNS is a key part of the Web, which translates Internet Protocol (IP) addresses - strings of numbers - into an actual domain name, like Wikileaks.org.
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