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Anonymous launches attack on SOPA/PIP supporters

We Are Anonymous logoA day after the anti-SOPA/PIP internet blackout, hacking group Anonymous has launched an attack on companies and government bodies that support the Stop Anti Piracy Act and Protect IP bill.

Posting a series of updates on its Twitter account (@YourAnonNews), the group taunted the Justice Department, Universal Music, the Recording Industry Association of America and Motion Picture Association of America as all their websites crashed.

Do you give a XXX about your brand?

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The domain name industry is about to see another gold rush, with domain registrars making a fortune out of brand owners’ fear of being associated with porn. I am pulling no punches in my criticism of this legal tomfoolery.

I am talking about the .XXX top level domain (TLD) launch, which is designed to make adult websites more easy to spot. The idea is simple, if you run a porn site, instead of being, you need to become You pay somewhere between £129 and £199 to register your .XXX domain, then in future the lowly internet user will be able to tell the difference between a porn site and a non porn site.