UK Police Nab 5 Members of 'Anonymous' Pro-WikiLeaks Hacker Ring
Jan 27, 2011, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"British authorities have arrest five suspects allegedly
connected to the hacking group "Anonymous," a loosely organized
network that most recently grabbed headlines for bringing
denial-of-service attacks against companies that severed ties with
"In the aftermath of the whistleblower site's publication of
thousands of secret diplomatic and intelligence documents, U.S.
lawmakers and agency officials urged businesses that had been
providing WikiLeaks with financial services, Web capabilities or
other support to terminate service to the group.
"Companies such as Amazon, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard shut off
service to WikiLeaks after the publication of the first batch of
documents, which drew stern condemnations from top administration