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LAS VEGAS -- A security researcher involved with the Wikileaks Web site was detained by U.S. agents at the border for three hours and questioned about the controversial whistleblower project as he entered the country on Thursday to attend a hacker conference, sources said on Saturday.
He was also approached by two FBI agents at the Defcon conference after his presentation on Saturday afternoon about the Tor Project.
Jacob Appelbaum, a Seattle-based programmer for the online privacy protection project called Tor, arrived at the Newark, New Jersey, airport from Holland flight Thursday mo
Originally posted by danielhanson420
I'm sorry i might be alone on this but if i was a hacker I'd treasure my anonymity not put myself in a building full of other hackers at some hackers conference. you might as well put a sign round your neck that says survival me! that's like having a rapist conference or a burglary conference. would you?
Originally posted by Unity_99
This story has broken into all the news. In the Vancounver Sun the Wikileaks documents are being encouraged to be seen by all Canadians and for them to start to search for truth online. We had a good article written about it. The US/UK will be harrassing them nonstop I believe.