Late Late Night FDL: The Last Laugh

By: Friday May 30, 2014 10:00 pm

Statler and WaldorfThe Last Laugh. Every episode of The Muppet Show ended with Statler and Waldorf giving us one last laugh. Don’t let the forkers who are DDoS‘ing FDL have the last laugh.

Join me in chipping in to keep FDL going and prevent those DDoS forkers from the last laugh.

 

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 13 Members of Anonymous for Allegedly Engaging in ‘Worldwide Conspiracy’

By: Friday October 4, 2013 6:35 am

A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia has indicted thirteen members of the hacktivist group, Anonymous, for their alleged participation in a “worldwide conspiracy” that involved “cyber attacks,” including “attacks” on companies that would not process donation to the media organization, WikiLeaks.

The indictment charges them with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by “knowingly” causing the “transmission of a program, information, code or command and, as a result of such conduct, intentionally” causing “damage without authorization, to a protected computer.”

White House Strategy to Protect Trade Secrets Mischaracterizes WikiLeaks, Criminalizes Hacktivists

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 6:40 am

The administration of President Barack Obama released a strategy aimed at protecting trade secrets. As White House press secretary Jay Carney stated, the strategy aims to “protect the innovation that drives the American economy and supports jobs in the United States.” He said, “We know that trade secret theft can cripple a company’s competitive advantage in foreign markets, diminish export prospects around the globe, and put American jobs in jeopardy.” That was why the White House had put together a strategy.

WikiLeaks Site Operational After Major Week-Long Cyber Attack

By: Monday August 13, 2012 6:30 pm

WikiLeaks has announced that its website is now operational again after “installing substantial extra capacity” and additional support through CloudFlare, a website security service capable of blocking threats and limiting “abusive bots and crawlers” from wasting “bandwidth and server resources.”

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