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Submission + - WikiLeaks Experiments With A Donation "Paywall" (forbes.com)

Sparrowvsrevolution writes: Information may want to be free, but WikiLeaks would actually rather that you paid for it. On Wednesday night the group briefly implemented a donate-what-you-want "paywall" for the material posted on the site, showing users a pop-up video interstitial that asked for payments if they clicked on any links to documents. The move--demanding payment for information that alleged sources like hacker Jeremy Hammond and Bradley Manning face prison time for sending to the site--didn't go over well: From various twitter feeds, the hacker Anonymous declared WikiLeaks "moneywhoring" and "pathetic" and threatened to launch attacks against the group. After initially defending the paywall, WikiLeaks dropped it a few hours later without comment.
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