Anonymous Hits MPAA, RIAA and Universal Music Websites

In their campaign to get megaupload back on the web, the hacking group Anonymous has also admitted responsibility for taking down the Motion Picture Association of America’s website at as well as the Recording Industry Association of America at and Universal Music’s website at


The MPAA’s site seems to be going up and down[It's up as I write this], but that of the RIAA and of Universal Music seem to have been hit by a Denial of Service attack. We’ll update you as more details unfold on the hacks.

UPDATE: Anonymous also took down more websites overnight. Including the FBI, White House and Vivendi France. Senator Chris Dodd[the originator of SOPA] also got his site shutdown by the hacking group. Here’s a list of the websites they successfully took down:

Belgian Anti-Piracy Federation (
Recording Industry Association of America (
Federal Bureau of Investigation (
HADOPI law site (
U.S. Copyright Office (
Universal Music France (
Senator Christopher Dodd (
Vivendi France (
The White House (
Warner Music Group (



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