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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Hal Turner Show - December 2006


DATE:
2006-12

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
halturnershow.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Thousands in bandwidth charges and site unreachability.

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Anonymous (group of _chan (many), Ebaumsworld, Something Awful, Encyclopedia Dramatica, Partyvan, etc. users)

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
White supremacist radio show host published phone numbers of crank callers. "Anonymous" (loosely associated users of 4chan, 7chan, and other sites) launched this attack. Turner later filed suit to recover monetary damages, but it expired due to Turner not responding to court paperwork.

URLS:
1. http://historymike.blogspot.com/2006/12/racist-thug-hal-turner-facing-wrath-of.html
2. http://turnerchan.blogspot.com/2006/12/turner-chan-war-cause-of-conflict.html
3. http://partyvan.info/wiki/Hal_Turner (NSFW)


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