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2010-08-08 17:23:19

A Swedish Internet company said Friday that it has been helping WikiLeaks since 2008 by hosting its servers at a secret basement location in a Stockholm suburb. Mikael Viborg, the 27-year-old head of the PRQ Internet hosting company, told AFP that WikiLeaks "contacted us through a third party in Sweden a few years ago and ... their traffic goes through us." He said, "we have no control over what WikiLeaks publishes. We don't have any contact with them ... We have never talked with (WikiLeaks...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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