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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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