RIAA hackers get their own back

Wednesday, 31 July 2002, 12:02 AM EST

A denial of service (DoS) attack knocked the Recording Industry Association of America's (Riaa) website off the net over the weekend.

As yet no one has come forward to claim responsibility, but the attack is thought to have been carried out by file-share sympathisers who oppose the record industry's attempts to silence the MP3 trade.

The attack started on Friday night and did not let up until the early hours of Monday, preventing all access to the website.

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