Friday, January 20, 2012

Gov takes down Megaupload, Hackers Retalliate

In an international crackdown, over 20 homes around the world were searched, and four people associated with were arrested in New Zealand. Only a few minutes later, several websites of government agencies as well as large the sites of some of the largest movie and music companies were taken down by hackers.

In response to today’s federal raid on the file sharing service Megaupload, hackers with the online collective Anonymous have broken the websites for the FBI, Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA, Motion Picture Association of America and Warner Music Group.

Read the full story here.


Did anyone else feel reminded of this?