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[4]: Hmmm
by bryanv on Wed 8th Dec 2010 17:41 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Hmmm"
bryanv
Member since:
2005-08-26

Meh. Redacted. No point in posting this here.

I can sum it up real easy.

How is David any different than Osama Bin Laden?

Edited 2010-12-08 17:44 UTC

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RE[5]: Hmmm
by FresheBakked on Wed 8th Dec 2010 17:45 in reply to "RE[4]: Hmmm"
FresheBakked Member since:
2010-12-08

@bryanv - keep your religious beliefs out of this.

There's nothing worse than a religiously-zealotous TROLL!

Go find another bridge!

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RE[6]: Hmmm
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 8th Dec 2010 17:46 in reply to "RE[5]: Hmmm"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

This thread's political enough as it is - let's keep religion out of, okay? ;)

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