Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Dec 2010 12:16 UTC
Internet & Networking It looks like several companies are learning what happens when you mess with the internet - and they're learning it the hard way. Several major companies have been hit by the collective powers of Anonymous after 4chan launched several distributed denial-of-service attacks. What many have been predicting for a long time now has finally happened: an actual war between the powers that be on one side, and the internet on the other. Update: PayPal has admitted their WikiLeaks snub came after pressure from the US government, and Datacell, which takes care of payments to Wikileaks, is threatening to sue MasterCard over Wikileaks' account suspension. Update II: Visa.com is down due to the attack. Update III: PayPal has caved under the pressure, and will release the funds in the WikiLeaks account.
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RE[2]: Hmmm
by panzi on Wed 8th Dec 2010 13:40 UTC in reply to "RE: Hmmm"
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Well, David was a horrible person. Decimating and enslaving other nations and killing people as a present to his father-in-law, these are not the deeds of a good man. By today's standards he would be a war criminal. I don't think David even tried the diplomatic approach.

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