Friday, January 20, 2012

BREAKING: Anonymous Takes Down DOJ, MPAA, RIAA, and Universal Music over Megaupload Shutdown

Hell hath no fury like an activist scorned.

The internet collective known only as Anonymous are out for blood in the wake of the government’s shutdown of Megaupload.com earlier today.

The group has waged an all-out war on those responsible, attacking the websites of the White House, the Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

The hackers managed to successfully shut down the websites of the DOJ, Universal Music, RIAA, ad MPAA.

“It was in retaliation for Megaupload, as was the concurrent attack on Justice.org,” Anonymous operative Barrett Brown said on Thursday, according to Russia Today.

Megaupload.com, a huge file-sharing site with a reported 50 million daily users, was taken offline by federal agents earlier today. Four people linked to Megaupload were arrested in New Zealand and at least 20 search warrants were served around the world.


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There is little doubt that SOPA is about censorship. Tom

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