Wednesday, November 10, 2010

FBI probes DOS attacks against antipiracy sites

A hacker group called “4chan” has launched anonymous denial of service attacks on websites of organizations heavily involved in copyright litigation, according to a CNET story by Greg Sandoval, link here.  The FBI is investigating attacks that took down a number of these sites, including that of the US Copyright Office.  The group apparently takes the “extremist” position that copyright protection is a kind of censorship.

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