Australian anti-piracy group & 8,000 sites brought down by DDoS

Australian anti-piracy group & 8,000 sites brought down by DDoS.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/09/Mm7m2n.png[/newsimage]The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) trade group suffered a massive DDoS attack that crippled the copyright group's website for a few hours.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/australian-anti-piracy-group-8000-sites-brought-down-by-ddos-34777/](http://www.myce.com/news/australian-anti-piracy-group-8000-sites-brought-down-by-ddos-34777/)


Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. This is cyber-terrorism. Who would have ever thought that that term could ever come into use?

[QUOTE=Grim107;2547196]I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. This is cyber-terrorism. Who would have ever thought that that term could ever come into use?[/QUOTE]

Proponents of the attacks would say that those companies are legal-terrorists who have successfully carried out DoS attacks on freedom.

Freedom fighter or Rebel terrorist? It’s all a matter of perspective.

[QUOTE=penguin_head;2547501]Proponents of the attacks would say that those companies are legal-terrorists who have successfully carried out DoS attacks on freedom.

Freedom fighter or Rebel terrorist? It’s all a matter of perspective.[/QUOTE]

The problem is that they took down the other 8,000 sites. It makes 4chan group look bad.