Anonymous Crashes US Copyright Website

Audrey Watters at Read, Write, Web reports that the group Anonymous launched a DDOS attack on the US Copyright Website yesterday, rendering the site inoperable for upwards of a half hour and causing delays for a few hours more.  Watters comments on the use of DDOS attacks as an emerging form of political activism, and warns of “fireworks,” on Nov. 5, likely an homage to Alan Moore’s V for Vendetta.

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