Anonymous strikes back for Megaupload takedown

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  1. X_XSlashX_X
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    Source : http://www.geek.com/articles/news/anonymous-strikes-back-by-taking-down-doj-universal-records-20120119/
     
  2. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Do we yawn and remind y'all y'all's that it's just another DDOS attack done by Script Kiddies now or do we give you a moment to contain your joy before we break the bubble and you fall face-down onto the ground?
     
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  3. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    EAT ANON DICK AMERICA!
     
  4. Roxasorg13

    Roxasorg13 GBAtemp Regular

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    HAHAHAHAHA I lol'd
     
  5. sjones900

    sjones900 GBAtemp Advanced Member

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    For all that don't know, Anonymous is not a real organization. It's just random hackers from 4chan that retaliate against random things on the internet that claim that they are Anonymous, giving the allusion that they are an organization.
     
  6. Tom Bombadildo

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    This man knows everything. Listen, Learn.
     
  7. CrimzonEyed

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    DDOS = Effective to take down websites since 1998
     
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  8. DinohScene

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    >The notorious hacking group going by the moniker Anonymous.

    Stopped reading there.

    I totally agree with @[member='Foxi4']
     
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  9. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    In all seriousiness it's one website though. Does Anon really need to freak out? It's not like file hosting websites are dropping like filies.
     
  10. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Someone go on 4chan and browse through all the nsfw images on /b/ to see if anonymous is REALLY doing this or if it's just a group of random people who think they can use Anonymous' name for their own deeds or claim they are from Anonymous (which, you can't claim you're Anonymous if everyone knows who you are).

    Well, other file-hosting websites can be taken down for the same flimsy reasons that Megaupload was taken down for. Right now, if the government wanted.
     
  11. someonewhodied

    someonewhodied Lazy Person

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    its 1 website, but it could cause 7 people to live in prison for 55 years. Imagine if you and 6 co-workers were to live in jail for 55 years. It would ruin your life.

    I support anon's actions.
     
  12. TwinRetro

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    Yet another misinformed article pegging "Anonymous" as an actual group.
     
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  13. CrimzonEyed

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    http://boards.4chan....21716#375222882
     
  14. alidsl

    alidsl I am now a lurker

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    I don't see you doing anything to help
     
  15. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    That was QUICK.
     
  16. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Former Staff

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    DDoSing a site might as well be nothing.
     
  17. GreatZimkogway

    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    "It's one website" One website that's been in very high use for the last...at least 5 years.
     
  18. DeMoN

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    This could happen easily. The shutdown of Megaupload set a very dangerous precedent.
     
  19. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    Considering it was the most "Well-respected", a huge dent has been made.
     
  20. alidsl

    alidsl I am now a lurker

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    They're showing the government that they have made a bad decision a bit like a peaceful protest
     
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