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Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Internet |

Wikileaks needs $1.2 million to continue existing

Wikileaks needs $ 1.2 million to continue existing

To Wikileaks, fundraising money is a very difficult task, after Visa, MasterCard, and others, have long blocked the ability for anyone to make a voluntary donation of money to the organization responsible for disseminating private information from large institutions and governments worldwide.

But keep the service up costs good money, and that is how the million dollars in December 2010 were now subtract less than $ 120,000 in cash to handle the operational costs of Wikileaks, an amount that will not last for long.

That is why now announced the launch of a campaign to raise $1.2 million as soon as possible, money that ensures the permanence of on the web. To achieve this, and to the blockade of and MasterCard, we resorted to the credit card system French Carte Bleue, a channel which will serve to raise the necessary funds.

But Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, known as Visa and as dependent service will attempt to suspend it. Against this, Assange made a challenge to the system:

“The beat in Iceland and by God, defeat them in France. Let it be suspended (Carte Bleue). Let show the world again corrupt its dependence on Washington. We are waiting. Our attorneys are waiting. The whole world is waiting. Do it.

Link: Wikileaks needs a million euros to keep the leaks coming (BGR)

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