Call it Slash-and-Burn.org

    Date12 May 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Slashdot has fallen victim of a distributed denial of service attack. "Thursday just wasn't a good day for geek-culture destination Slashdot. First came the news that Microsoft ordered Slashdot to delete discussions of one of the company's security products. . . . Slashdot has fallen victim of a distributed denial of service attack. "Thursday just wasn't a good day for geek-culture destination Slashdot. First came the news that Microsoft ordered Slashdot to delete discussions of one of the company's security products. Just as angry Linux users were furiously lashing out at the nastygram from Redmond's legal department, a distributed denial of service attack hit Slashdot, taking it intermittently offline for a few hours."
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