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Anonymous: Anonyupload May Be A Scam

You may remember we reported yesterday the launch of Anonyupload, the Anonymous alternative to MegaUpload. The site appears to be a scam. In a post today on their twitter, Anonymous has said that Anonyupload has no affiliation with the site and they flagged it as a scam. @YourAnonNewsAnonymousFYI – We have NO affiliation with this site, and by the looks …

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MegaUpload Founder King Of Modern Warfare 3

Kim DotCom, founder of MegaUpload, was a lot of things to a lot of people. The government treats him like a crime syndicate kingpin. The Internet treats him like a martyr. There is a softer side to this kingpin martyr though. He is the number one player in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Before he was arrested, Kim DotCom …

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Will Anonymous Attack Facebook?

A video making the rounds this afternoon presents itself as a message from Anonymous, who are apparently on the verge of one of their most ambitious operations yet: The group says they will take down Facebook at midnight on January 28th. Operation global blackout is ongoing and everyone can be a part of it. In the description I have provided …

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MegaUpload Take Down Affecting Other File Lockers

The MegaUpload take down and resulting all out Internet war with Anonymous has other file lockers running scared. TorrentFreak is reporting that many popular file hosting services are drastically limiting the services they offer or are just shutting down. Filesonic, one of the biggest file sharing sites on the net, removed its rewards program and revoked access to files from …

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Megaupload Drops Universal Suit, Details Emerge Around Founder’s Arrest

As we reported last month, popular file hosting site Megaupload filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group over claims that UMG abused YouTube’s automated copyright infringement reporting system to take down a video posted and owned by Megaupload. Our own Josh Wolford reported about the video: The RIAA and MPAA, in their push to rid the internet of what they …

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Anonymous: #OpGlobalBlackout Targets Banks, Facebook

Anonymous is back with their grandest threat yet. This past week, an innocuous YouTube video was posted titled, “Anonymous Message to Congress.” The video was made in response to the shutting down of MegaUpload on Thursday by the federal government. This, as we reported, led to Anonymous’ largest coordinated attack in their history with over 5,000 people taking down over …

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Anonymous: DDoS Trick “Reprehensible”

Anonymous doesn’t take too kindly to people messing with their image and they’re looking to find those responsible. If you remember earlier today, we wrote about a dirty tactic that would make hapless bystanders responsible for the DDoS attacks that took down multiple Web sites yesterday during #OpMegaUpload. Now Anonymous is saying that this was not their intention and does …

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Megaupload To Department of Justice: We Will Fight This

Downed cyberlocker site MegaUpload is pledging not to go gentle into that good night, as they say are trying to get up and running again. On Thursday, the Department of Justice shut down the site, accusing it of being an “international organized criminal enterprise ” that is “responsible for massive worldwide online piracy of numerous types of copyrighted works.” This …

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DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who?

With Anonymous’ #OpMegaUpload in full swing, it’s time to ask ourselves an important question: Who actually has the upper hand in this “battle” – the U.S. Government or Anonymous? You’re probably aware that the DOJ delivered a blow on Thursday with its takedown of major filesharing site MegaUpload. Just hours later, government websites ranging from the DOJ to the U.S. …

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Anonymous Downs RIAA & MPAA Sites

Anonymous is continuing their takedown of sites in some way associated with the fact that the Department of Justice took down popular filesharing site MegaUpload earlier today. The latest victims? The Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture Association of America. @YourAnonNewsAnonymousAnonymous/Megaupload backlash update: http://t.co/iOMRwwrS is now Tango Down | #OpPayback #OpMegaupload #SOPA #PIPA 8 minutes ago via …

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Anonymous Takes Down Universal Music Site

UPDATE: Anonymous has just taken down the RIAA and MPAA websites as well. Apparently, #OpPayback is a pretty huge operation for the group: @anonopsAnonOpshttp://t.co/c2YRxNux & http://t.co/5uGpqRH2 & http://t.co/pms5eodD TANGO DOWN #Megaupload Fight for Internet Freedom! 7 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Add another major site to the list, as Anonymous has just taken down Universal Music’s site. …

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Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit

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: @Anon_CentralAnonymous OperationsOh noes! http://t.co/14soHKDA seems to be down #Megaupload #SOPA #PIPA Expect …

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