Stephen Colbert Breaks Down the Case of the Government-Prescribed Corporate Hacker Who Failed to Bring Down WikiLeaks

25 Feb

See, WikiLeaks has been threatening for a while to release documents on corporate malfeasance (ahem, Bank of America), so someone from the DOJ thoughtfully suggested a law firm who knew a corporate counterhacker, HBGary CEO Aaron Barr, to make WikiLeaks look like they were trading in false information. But Barr made the big mistake (huge) of trying to take down the Anonymous hacktivists who protect WikiLeaks only to find that ... Actually, why don't you just listen to Stephen Colbert's brutally elegant three-and-half minute version of events.

Corporate Hacker Tries to Take Down WikiLeaks [Colbert Report]

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