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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Indymedia Italia DDoSed - May 2005


DATE:
2005-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Italy, Brazil

AFFECTED SITES:
italy.indymedia.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
After Indymedia Italia posted controversial pictures of Pope Benedict XVI in a Nazi uniform, they had both legal and technological trouble (DDoS). Site based in Brazil.

URLS:
1. http://rjwaldmann.blogspot.com/2005/05/censorship-of-web-in-italy-my.html
2. http://lenta.ru/news/2005/05/05/popenazi/


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