News Summary: WikiLeaks gets court victory

Associated Press Published: July 12, 2012

THE RULING: An Icelandic court ordered the local partner of Visa and MasterCard to resume processing credit card donations to the secret-spilling site.

THE BACKDROP: Visa and MasterCard were among half a dozen major U.S. financial firms to pull the plug on WikiLeaks following its decision to begin publishing about 250,000 State Department cables in late 2010.

CASES ELSEWHERE: Lawsuits remain active in Denmark and in Belgium.