This was a long way from the chatter on teen-oriented message boards for people with the mental maturity of 12 year old boys inside the 4chan website
I mean, they even quote Karim Hijazi, the guy who was personally humiliated and discredited by Lulzsec as if he is someone who would be a reliable authority on Anonymous. No conflict of interest, or simple lack of knowledge, there.
Speaking to me outside the convention, Barr agreed that Anonymous has brought internet activism to a level that will be maintained or exceeded regardless of whether the group itself survives.
Less clear is whether the anarchic hacking carried out against security companies like his own former employer will continue. Although he says it may depend on who is arrested and convicted, Barr guesses that it will go on regardless. “I think it’s reached a critical mass.”
These stories are mostly hype designed to make you afraid. A few script kiddies ddosing and cracking public brochure ware websites are not something that keeps me up at night when assessing computer security threats.
Let's assume that Sony projected they would make $170M during a month, and due to a service outage for whatever reason, they earned $0 during that month. That does not mean that outage "cost" $170M. It merely means they failed to earn any money.
Day 5. We are out of business. No lemonade today. By your reasoning, we lost $1 today. And we lost another $1 on every subsequent day. NO.
Waitaminute, people actually think that Sony's piss poor security is the fault of anyone but Sony?
The equivalent of that in the U.S. is what? I didn't say that effective free speech couldn't exist, just that it currently doesn't in the United States.
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