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originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
Well they're not wrong, a DDOS attack is not a hack, and even if they were hacked did you really expect your information to be private in the hands of the government? That is why mandatory census programs like this are a bad idea. But getting back to the topic at hand, I find it unusual the DDOS prevention protocols failed. Last night they said on the news they had solved the problem by blocking international traffic but then that system stopped working or something. It feels to me like someone on the inside could have disabled the DDOS prevention stuff. I mean why is it so unclear who carried out the attack and why? Why did most of the traffic come from the US? The theories they've come up with so far are nonsense. I suspect this attack may have been the work of a group like anonymous protesting this type of mass information harvesting, and they had someone on the inside to disable defenses, some real Mr. Robot type crap, haha.