Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit

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More analysis of the Department of Justice vs. Anonymous - Who's Tricking Who?

UPDATE 3: Down go the RIAA and the MPAA's sites as well.

The DOJ's website (www.justice.gov) is currently down, and Anonymous (or at least some arm of it) is taking credit. Check out this tweet:

Oh noes! http://t.co/14soHKDA seems to be down 🙁 #Megaupload #SOPA #PIPA Expect more! #Anonymous 5 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto

As you can see, they reference the DOJ / ICE takedown of popular filesharing site Megaupload, which happened earlier today.

Of course, this is all taking place just one day after the internet-wide SOPA / PIPA protest.

More to come...

UPDATE: 4:28 pm EST, justice.gov is still down. Other anonymous Twitter accounts are tweeting about the outage:

http://t.co/AJFbfqO4 seems to be besieged by some pirate ships. Can't handle the pirates? Don't sail the proxeas! 1 minute ago via LulzTweeter · powered by @socialditto

UPDATE 2: Universal Music has also been hit by Anonymous, also in retribution for the MegaUpload takedown:

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