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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 […]

ANTI-PIRACY BILL CONDEMNED BY SILICON VALLEY INVESTOR

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The PROTECT IP Act, a proposed law strongly supported by the movie industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that would in effect blacklist “rogue” websites suspected of copyright infringement by blocking them from DNS servers and search engines, has run into strong opposition from a group of high-tech entrepreneurs and investors. In a letter […]