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: Disappointed
by dizzey on Thu 9th Dec 2010 06:28 UTC in reply to "Disappointed"
dizzey
Member since:
2005-10-15

"Really Thom, no harm. People who use and rely on the companies"

I do

"that are under attack will probably disagree with you."

I dont

"Probably won't be hanging around here anymore...."

I will

There is a reson to the ass in assume

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RE[2]: Disappointed
by TheGZeus on Thu 9th Dec 2010 07:12 in reply to "RE: Disappointed"
TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

Assume.
Ass.
U.
Me.

Yeah.

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RE[2]: Disappointed
by jededel on Thu 9th Dec 2010 21:07 in reply to "RE: Disappointed"
jededel Member since:
2010-12-06

I forgot, it's all about you...

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