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CYBER VIGILANTES GO TO WAR AGAINST DOJ, FBI

January 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Within minutes after the Department of Justice shut down the cyberlocker MegaUpload on Thursday, the “hacktivist” collective Anonymous managed to shut down the Department of Justice’s and the FBI’s own websites, as well as those of the MPAA and the recording industry’s publishing group BMI and Universal Music, using what is called a distributed denial […]

AUTHORITIES SHUT DOWN 150 COUNTERFEIT WEBSITES

November 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In their widest crackdown on online piracy to date, federal authorities on Monday shut down some 150 websites offering counterfeit goods, including DVDs. Among the sites that were closed were www.dvdshopdvd.com and www.dvdsetonline. Those two sites and the others now sport a notice headed by the seals of the Department of Justice, the National Intellectual […]

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ASKS NEWS CORP ABOUT PAYMENTS TO POLICE

September 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Justice Department has sent a Letter of Request to News Corp officials requesting more information about allegations that its News International unit made payments to London police for information that was used in its British newspapers. News Corp is an American corporation and as such is subject to the rules of the Foreign Corrupt […]