Wikileaks Mirror Taken Down: Host Buckles Under Demands from Upstream Provider

WikiLeaks isn’t the only site struggling to stay up these days because service providers are pulling their support. It appears that at least one person who wants to provide mirror access to Wikileaks documents is having the same trouble.

Recently we heard from a user who mirrored the Cablegate documents on his website. His hosting provider SiteGround suspended his account, claiming that he severely violated the SiteGround Terms of Use and Acceptable Use Policy. SiteGround explained that it had gotten a complaint from an upstream provider, SoftLayer, and had taken action in order to prevent any further issues caused by the illegal activity — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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