Anonymous Attempts to "Bring Down" Facebook
According to a YouTube video released today purportedly by Anonymous, this attack needs to be coordinated at a specific time in order to successfully bring down Facebook's servers. So, the narrator asks that all of you who support this cause, please participate in this planned attack on Jan. 28 at midnight EST. The video narrator kindly gives specific instructions what you need to do.
"An online war has begun between Anonymous, the people, and the
government of the United States," the narrator says, citing SOPA,
PIPA and other perceived threats to Internet rights.
"Do not fear. There is no way you can get caught. They cannot take down that large of a group."
The video doesn't really make clear why Anonymous is picking on Facebook, but for some reason it associates the Bay Area tech company with the government.
Anyway, here's your chance to show Facebook how you really feel about its crappy timeline feature that make public all your old, embarrassing photos.
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