[www-features] another fbi server move
lotus at riseup.net
Thu Mar 31 09:09:39 PST 2005
did people notice/hear about this?
The FBI has recently sent two subpoenas to the website administrator
of the flag.blackened.net webserver. Recently there have been rumours
circulating in anarchist circles the flag's webmaster had been
contacted by the FBI, he has released this press release to notify the
wider activist community on what has been going on. The Flag server
host many of anarchism's most widely viewed websites and the removal of
this sever would be a major blow to anarchist organising worldwide.
He has been ordered on two separate occasions to submit IP information
of people using certain subdomains hosted on the flag server one of
which was the popular Infoshop News. These relate to people claiming
responsibility for "propaganda by the deed". The moderator believes at
least one of these cases are by people trying to make the flag server
"vulnerable to government intrusion".
The FBI in recent years, has gone after a number of
radical/revolutionary left wing websites, most notably are the shutting
down of the raise the fist website and subsequent jailing of it's
webmaster Sherman Austin and also targeting many on the Indymedia
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