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Betanews: Anonymous targets Ukraine for Demonoid torrent tracker takedown

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Aug. 11, 2012, 10:46 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Kyiv Post

Anonymous hacking community begana new "operation": attacking the Ukrainian government.
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This week, the loosely connected online activist and hacking community Anonymous began a new "operation": attacking the Ukrainian government, reads Betanews report. 

In retaliation to Ukraine's take down of popular BitTorrent tracking site Demonoid, Anonymous is seeking "revenge against all criminals responsible" in the country's government.

In what Anonymous called a "state-sponsored Denial of Service attack" on Demonoid, the group plans to make everyone aware they will not tolerate the takedown. In a statement, Anonymous accused the Ukrainian government of a form of international appeasement to the United States. This is not the first time this accusation has been hurled at a country's governing body. 

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