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‘Anonymous’ briefly knocks Warner Bros. Records’ website offline

In protest of a lawsuit against the file-sharing company LimeWire, the decentralized community of hacktivists known as “Anonymous” briefly knocked the website of Warner Bros. Records Inc. offline on Monday. Warner Bros. Records and 12 other record companies are seeking $400 billion to $75 trillion in damages from LimeWire after…

‘Anonymous’ takes down UK Copyright Service website

The decentralized community of hacktivists known as “Anonymous” knocked the website of the UK Copyright Service offline on Thursday. The copyright protection agency, known internationally as Copyright Witness, was targeted by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack as part of an online campaign named “Operation Payback.” DDoS attacks flood…