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Law
11:54 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Federal court website in Detroit may (or may not) be the latest victim of 'hacktivists'

Anonymous is a group of internet activitists who oppose censorship and other governmental intrusions on the web.
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

A federal court website in Detroit may be the latest victim of a hacking campaign by online activists.

The group, Anonymous,  has claimed responsibility for several attacks on government websites. The group is opposed to online censorship and other government intrusions.

Rod Hansen is the spokesman for the eastern district court. He says technicians are checking the Eastern District of Michigan's U-S Probation Office website, after media reports that hackers installed a destructive ‘video game’ on the website.

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