posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:08 PM
reply to post by ooYODAoo
and that these "attacks" show how piracy affects the internet and how something must be done to stop it.
These "attacks" show how censorship affects the internet.
It was the US justice department that decided to censor a website.
It's nothing more than retaliation, on the internet... closing a site on the basis that it infringes copyright is an act of cyber war
A DoS attack in itself is denial-of-service. The US justice department denied service to megaupload. What anonymous are doing is giving them their own
medicine, because they obviously don't like being on the other end of the stick, so why should the US have the freedom to control the internet?
To people saying the internet will be "lost" or will come to an end... it will always be here. Whether it involves using a mass distributed ad-hoc
network between towns or using neutral civilian sattelites... you can't take away the internet. The only thing governments can "control" in a sense
are the DNS root servers run by ICANN and the likes... they can only take away the domain mapping ability to an ip address.
Not that it matters to this day, things such as Tor have proven a great example of distirbuted DNS implementations, you cannot issue a takedown on an
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