FBI Shudowns Megaupload.com, Anonymous Shutdowns FBI
|Megaupload.com was shut down by FBI on Thursday.|
A day after a 24-hour blackout of popular Websites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and BoingBoing, which were protesting a pair of controversial anti-piracy bills(SOPA/PIPA) making their way through Congress, FBI stepped in and shut down one of the world's largest file-sharing sites Megaupload.com, also charged four people connected to it in New Zealand and seized Millions in cash from the authorities. However three of the higher authorities are on the run and thought not to be in New Zealand.
|Kim Dotcom former CEO of Megaupload.com was Captured by FBI|
|Banner on Megaupload.com after taken down by FBI.|
However, after megaupload was shuttered by FBI, Anonymous - a group of hackers retaliated by taking down DOJ and many White House websites. Fbi.gov was also taken down but was recovered lately. The hacking group released a document on file-sharing site Pastebin.com listing the websites they planned to attack along with the names of US Democratic Party leaders and MPAA employees and their families.
The details included property values, work and home phone numbers and addresses as well as the names, ages and schools of the member's children.
|A screen shot of the dossier of MPAA and US Democratic Party members and their families compiled and published by Anonymous.|