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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by th3rmite on Wed 8th Dec 2010 18:12 UTC
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Thom, what's the deal? I've been reading this site for a LONG time, since before Eugenia came aboard. While this site used to be an awesome source of news about alternative operating systems, I find it more and more just about Thom's opinion. Can we get back to good old fashioned OS News? If you really want to espouse your opinions try posting them on where the last post is dated in February.

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