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]: Hmmm
by KickEmInDaBitchDitch on Wed 8th Dec 2010 21:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Hmmm"
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" if it's not your information in the first place."

Well sir, I really hate to burst your bubble. But if you are an american citizen it IS "your information". Any information held by the United States government is the property of the people

As an american citizen, I have the right to take my information and distribute it anyway I see fit. The only retribution I should fear should be that of my fellow citizens, not that of the government

Too many people have forgotten our government are our employee's. Not the other way around

Edited 2010-12-08 21:27 UTC

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