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CWmike writes “A new study warned this week that DDoS attacks launched against sites run by human rights and dissident media groups [0]threaten to knock free speech off the Web. The study, conducted by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, showed that such attacks frequently knocked such sites offline. Of the sites surveyed by the center, 62% were victimized by DDoS attacks in the last 12 months, and 61% experienced unexplained downtime.”

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https://yro.slashdot.org/story/10/12/22/2227206/Study-Finds-DDoS-Attacks-Threaten-Human-Rights?from=newsletter#commentlisting

Links:
0. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9202138/DDoS_attacks_threaten_free_speech_says_report

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