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Harry Potter and the DDoS of Destiny
Torrent Freak under attack for simply saying leak exists
by Karl Bode 09:46AM Wednesday Jul 18 2007
P2P news website Torrent Freak says they're under a DDoS attack, possibly from legions of Harry Potter fans upset that they recently penned an article exploring how the latest book in the series is now available on most BitTorrent networks.

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The group notes that the attack is more likely the work of anti-piracy industry organizations (though they offer no evidence either way). J.K. Rowling’s lawyers have also contacted the website to ask that they take down the article, which broke the story that the leak existed.

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