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Re: [News] [SOT] Big Media Bullies Attack Legal Video Downloads

____/ Homer on Friday 30 May 2008 20:11 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> Media police assault takes down legit video website
> [quote]
> Denial of service attacks are illegal in the US under 12 different
> statutes, including the Economic Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud
> and Abuse Act.
> [/quote]
> Let's hope these thugs finally get shut down, now they've been exposed
> as the criminal they really are. Those who employ them should be equally
> culpable.

Are we being DOS attacked by a Microsoft employee?

,----[ Quote ]
| Now I find it funny that a person that lives about 5 minutes from Redmond 
| which is the headquarters of Microsoft is DOS attacking us and I don't 
| believe that this is a coincidence.  


Maybe these are human zombies, not just PC zombies... also:

Bots Helped To Boost Microsoft Live Search Gains

,----[ Quote ]
| In a blog post, Compete analyst Steve Willis attributed Microsoft's 
| search gains to prizes awarded to users participating in Live Search 
| Club, which features games that post queries to Microsoft's search 
| engine.
| [...]
| Microsoft is essentially being DDoSed by thousands of people hundreds 
| of times per minute, but they are mistaking this rise in traffic for 
| people actually using Live Search."


Microsoft Corp. Droids R Us.

                ~~ Best of wishes

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