Wednesday, May 18, 2016

4Chan Takes Down Mastercard Site In Support Of Wikis

In retaliation for refusing to let Mastercard customers donate to Wikis, 4Chan has successfully taken down the website of with orchestrated DDOS attacks.
The 4Chan and the Internet vigilante group Anonymous have backedOperation Payback has also ld efforts against the RIAA. 4Chan is organizing their Wikis and Julian Assange support efforts through the @Anon_Operation Twitter account and here.
Attacks have also hit Paypal andSwiss bank PostFinance and other sites which have refused service to Assange., Visa as well as Amazon are also possible targets.
Assange himself was arrested in London yesterday under allegations of sexual mis-conduct and will be held in custody until December 14th. It remains to be seen how the Wikis saga will play out, but it is very obvious that the entire Internet will be the battleground.

Source: Tech Crunch

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