Indigenous media website hacked after opinion article on Colten Boushie trial posted - News Summed Up

Indigenous media website hacked after opinion article on Colten Boushie trial posted


An Indigenous current affairs website that published a story that is critical of the verdict in the trial of Gerald Stanley says it has been hacked. Media Indigena has been offline for three days, since Feb 10 — the day after Stanley, a white farmer in Saskatchewan, was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2016 death of Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Red Pheasant First Nation resident. “It’s not clear what the motive or source of the hack is, because these things are hard to trace,” said Rick Harp, founder and president of INDIGENA Creative Group. Article Continued BelowBut why it went down “will remain a mystery.” ‘I’ve had the site up since 2010. “It makes you wonder.” In a Feb 12 article, Media Indigena said the site may have been hacked “shortly after” publishing Indigenous commentator, Robert Jago’s commentary entitled “An all-white jury runs from justice in the trial of Gerald Stanley.”


Source: thestar February 13, 2018 22:30 UTC


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