Posted in: Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Interesting People, News Videos & TV, Politics, Tech Related and Video On Demand by Jaime McDougall on December 9, 2010

Operation: Payback is in full swing with ‘hacktivists’ targeting the Visa and Mastercards sites after the corporations threw in their weight against Julian Assange and the website.

Well, that just goes to show you what happens when you piss off hackers.

While many people are already bemoaning the media flood of WikiLeak related news, it would seem that many people don’t quite understand the significance of this ‘war’.

Who ‘wins’ could very well define what the internet means and whether or not internet censorship goes forward. How? Well the hacktivists are certainly demonstrating their abilities, and the governments will likely compare them to terrorists…

Censorship of the internet is a very real possibility if people don’t stand up against it. Consider this the ‘shot’ heard ’round the world.

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