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Anonymous recruits Wikileaks 'data army'

Anonymous recruits Wikileaks 'data army' 09 Dec 2010 The data war between companies that have refused to do business with Wikileaks and the online activists keen to defend it is getting more intense. The tool through which attacks are carried out against websites perceived to be anti-Wikileaks has now been downloaded more than 31,000 times. Anonymous member Coldblood told the BBC that he did not understand how firms such as Visa and Mastercard have decided that Wikileaks is illegal. "We feel that they have bowed to government pressure. They say Wikileaks broke their terms and conditions but they accept payments from groups such as the Ku Klux Klan," he told the BBC.