Anonymous Has Hacked The Department Of Justice, Universal Music And RIAA Websites In Retaliation For Megaupload

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Anonymous has claimed responsibility for hacking the Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, and RIAA websites. According to their Twitter account, it’s in retaliation for the federal shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload.com.

(via Gizmodo)

UPDATE: Gizmodo’s reporting that the MPAA.org and U.S. Copyright Office websites are also down.

 

Here’s the story about how the feds shut down Megaupload and charged the CEO with Piracy ➜