Tag Archive: Censorship

May 16 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline May 2012 – Under DDoS Attack – Updated

The Pirate Bay occasionally goes offline for maintenance here and there but they are usually up within a few hours. Well, for about the past two days The Pirate Bay has been offline but not due to maintenance. The Pirate Bay is currently under a DDoS attack rendering the website unusable in certain parts of …

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Feb 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Changes Domain to .SE To Prevent Seizure

After the recent movements of anti-piracy organizations; The Pirate Bay has decided that it would be in its best interest to change from their .org domain to a .SE top level domain to prevent running the risk of having their domain seized.

Jan 28 2012

Free Internet Still Threatened

SOPA and PIPA may be indefinitely suspended, however the very day before this was announced, the popular online digital locker Megaupload.com was completely removed from the entire World Wide Web. Not just DNS blocked, which is what SOPA would have done, but entirely removed. It is not a coincidence that just a day before the …

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Jan 19 2012

Feds Take Down Megaupload – Anonymous Takes Down Feds

Just today Megaupload was shutdown by the federal government due to copy-write infringements. Well, moments after the announcement of the termination of Megaupload Anonymous sprain into action.

Jan 17 2012

Wikipedia Shutting Down To Protest SOPA and PIPA

On January 16 Wikipedia announced that they will hold a black out across the entire English-language Wikipedia site for 24 straight hours in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act.