Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Apr 2011 23:07 UTC
Legal "The hacker hordes of Anonymous have transferred their fickle attention to Sony. They are currently attacking the company's online Playstation store in retribution for Sony's lawsuit against PS3 hacker George Hotz. A denial of service attack has temporarily taken down playstation.com."
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RE[4]: Meh... except for this
by orestes on Tue 5th Apr 2011 13:50 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Meh... except for this"
orestes
Member since:
2005-07-06

Yeah, the hour or two last night PSN users couldn't access their paid services and any subsequent losses it caused weren't at all damaging. Nor were any of the issues that may have been caused tangentially to the attack.

Legitimate protests might be annoying, but they're annoying within the bounds of the law. These arrogant script kiddies revel in breaking the laws of virtually any country they operate from. They deserve neither reverence nor protection from the consequences of their actions.

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Legitimate protests might be annoying, but they're annoying within the bounds of the law. These arrogant script kiddies revel in breaking the laws of virtually any country they operate from. They deserve neither reverence nor protection from the consequences of their actions.


If breaking the law is required to get Sony to operate within the law, then so be it. It's not like the US justice system will ever force Sony to adhere to the law.

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RE[6]: Meh... except for this
by orestes on Tue 5th Apr 2011 14:03 in reply to "RE[5]: Meh... except for this"
orestes Member since:
2005-07-06

Then stand up like men and openly accept the consequences. Don't hide behind "Anonymous" like cowardly children with one face while claiming some supposed moral high ground with the other.

Until that happens these kiddies get nothing but contempt and ire.

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