Anonymous Takes Down U.S. Chamber Of Commerce for PROTECT IP Act
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Anonymous collective launches DDoS attack against the business lobbying group over it's support for the legislation to fight online infringement that many fear will great expand the govt's ability to filter the Internet. Anonymous began targeting the US Chamber of Commerce for its support of the controversial "Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011."

The US Chamber of Commerce has been outspoken about its support for the "PROTECT IP Act." It believes the legislation is necessary to "cut of rogue sites" and protect US jobs.

Anonymous managed to take the site – – down.

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