The hacking incident that convinced Google to remove censorship from its search results was a Chinese Government-sponsored effort according to a Chinese contact in the American Embassy in China.
The report briefly cites "government operatives, private security experts and Internet outlaws recruited by the Chinese government." as the source of the Google (GOOG) intrusion which was aimed at enemies of the Chinese state, including Falun Gong members abroad. As the New MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 28, 2010 5:20 PM ET
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Controversial Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's latest actions -- releasing nearly 400,000 classified documents from the Iraq war -- hasn't gone over well with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who accused the online whistleblower MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 25, 2010 6:45 AM ET
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