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If some of your favorite websites loaded a little slower Wednesday, it wasn’t your imagination. According to the New York Times, a Dutch web-hosting company launched a massive DDoS, or denial of service attack, was allegedly executed after the company was added to a blacklist from Spamhaus that is used by e-mail providers to eliminate spam.
What would happen if the Internet suddenly stopped working? Yesterday, we got a small taste.
Internet giant Wikipedia will join several other websites on Wednesday and cease operations that day as a protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act currently in the House of Representatives.