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: 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[3]: OS news?
by John Blink on Wed 8th Dec 2010 20:50 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OS news?"
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Maybe this site should change it's name. Oh wait it wouldn't get the traffic it currently needs to operate.

I found this website all those years ago because I typed "Operating System News" in Google, wait it was Yahoo on top back then.

On articles about SCO vs IBM which was about Linux, it is an okay to do a "My Take" because you could express your opinion about news as it relates to an OS.

BTW am I the only one who enjoys it when you try to put the word "unicorn" in every story, did someone dare you, or make a bet that you can't keep it up for a year? ;)

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