Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jan 2012 23:00 UTC
Legal And bam, MegaUpload.com is no more. The FBI has arrested four people behind the popular file-sharing website, and is looking for three more, in a worlwide investigation into the website. Apparently, the site is super-dangerous - the indictment behind the arrests minces no words. As a countermeasure, people claiming to be from Anonymous took down the websites of ViaCom and the Department of Justice. Update: Ars has analysed the indictment. It's pretty damning, but does have a few weird odds and ends. Update II: And more and more sites are falling by Anonymous' hands. Largest operation in their history.
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RE: Really!?!?
by jackastor on Fri 20th Jan 2012 14:33 UTC in reply to "Really!?!?"
jackastor
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Indeed, Congress went on vacation before balancing the budget and risked shutting down a vast array of government agencies, doesn't that qualify as a crime? Or at least terrorism? Congress hates our freedom. Evil doers.

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