Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Jun 2011 18:49 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Oh boy, what do we make of this? We haven't paid that much attention to the whole thing as of yet, but with a recent public statement on why they do what they do, I think it's about time to address this thing. Yes, Lulz Security, the hacking group (or whatever they are) that's been causing quite a bit of amok on the web lately.
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This reminds me of...
by Dryhte on Sat 18th Jun 2011 10:38 UTC
Dryhte
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2008-02-05

This reminds me of my nearly-3-year-old. When we ask him why he did something bad, he often says 'because I want it'.

I mean, really, when a large(ish) group of supposedly nearly grown up people decides to behave as a 3-year-old hive mind, run and hide, folks. Run and hide. Chaos is coming.

By the way, I didn't know about the Minecraft DDoS attack, but how retarded can you be. If there's one glorious example of how anyone with the right idea and a decent helping of skills can make it big time in today's digital age, it's Notch with Minecraft. What the f*** made him a target? He's no 'Big Bad Evil Guy' however you slice it. Let them take on the CIA and every intelligence or government service in the world and I won't give a damn, but it's just plain stupid to turn onto the little man...

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RE: This reminds me of...
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 18th Jun 2011 10:47 in reply to "This reminds me of..."
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

As much as I love Minecraft and think Notch is awesome, calling someone who sold oer 2.5 million copies of a game 'the little man' is a bit... Weird ;) .

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RE[2]: This reminds me of...
by Dryhte on Sat 18th Jun 2011 10:55 in reply to "RE: This reminds me of..."
Dryhte Member since:
2008-02-05

He's the proverbial little man who made it big. With his own hands. The embodiment of the [strikethrough]American[/strikethrough] Internet Dream.

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