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Can anyone else get it?

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Al-Jazeera Web Site Enduring Hack Attack 25.Mar.2003 11:57

clabber grrl

Hackers attacked the Web site of Arab satellite television network Al-Jazeera on Tuesday, rendering it intermittently unavailable, the site's host said.

The newly launched English-language page, which went live Monday, was hardest hit in a bombardment of data packets known as a denial-of-service attack.

Ayman Arrashid, Internet system administrator at the Horizons Media and Information Services, the site's Web host, said the attack began Tuesday morning local time


must be the same people who block cameras 25.Mar.2003 12:09

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hmm... must be the same people who block TV cameras at demos.

Some people just can't tolerate free speech.

corporate speech isn't free 25.Mar.2003 13:48

Daniel

granted the blocking of corp news agents cameras is indiscriminbtely (perhaps not even "fairly or evenly") applied, but knowing the routine of corp media "news" fillers sandwiched between the purpose of corp media (streaming consumer propaganda)--those "news" fillers being edited shock and awe sound and sight bites out of context fabricated from the raw material products of corporate stooge reporters/cam crews who choose what the lens and mic will be open to and closed to, it seems a patriotic duty to sabotage the misuse of publicly-owned communications infrastructure for the benefit of the new american century regime's propaganda!

while you're blocking the corp propaganda raw intake, hold up signs with URLs for Indymedia, Democracy Now, Yellow Times-- name your favorite independent media others--so you can't be accused of "cutting off free speech"!

corporate speech isn't free 25.Mar.2003 19:06

Daniel

granted the blocking of corp news agents cameras is indiscriminbtely (perhaps not even "fairly or evenly") applied, but knowing the routine of corp media "news" fillers sandwiched between the purpose of corp media (streaming consumer propaganda)--those "news" fillers being edited shock and awe sound and sight bites out of context fabricated from the raw material products of corporate stooge reporters/cam crews who choose what the lens and mic will be open to and closed to, it seems a patriotic duty to sabotage the misuse of publicly-owned communications infrastructure for the benefit of the new american century regime's propaganda!

while you're blocking the corp propaganda raw intake, hold up signs with URLs for Indymedia, Democracy Now, Yellow Times-- name your favorite independent media others--so you can't be accused of "cutting off free speech"!