The new domain is registered by the Swiss Pirate Party, and points to an IP address in Sweden that redirects the users to an IP address (http://188.8.131.52) in France - where the content is hosted. Actually, according to Netcraft, the French company that hosts the content has designated an entire block of IP addresses (184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11) that point to it.
In the meantime, US Senator Joe Lieberman, chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is trying to push a bill that would make publishing of the names of any U.S. intelligence source a federal crime and prevent - in theory - another "incident" like this one.
But Kevin Poulsen rightly asks - "Lieberman’s proposed solution to WikiLeaks could have implications for journalists reporting on some of the more unsavory practices of the intelligence community. For example, former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was once a paid CIA asset. Would reporting that now be a crime?"
Whether or not this bill might become law, its anyone's guess. In the meantime, Lieberman may be heartened by his success in having a number of US companies drop any connection they might have with WikiLeaks - even if its only publishing a chart visualizing data regarding the leak (still not a crime, but considering these latest developments - who knows for how long?)
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