We've slid far backwards lately, but there's no question the situation was, far, far worse various times in the past. Get back to me when we're interning all the Arab-Americans in camps...
Remember when people used to kill people based solely on the color of their skin? Good thing we don't do that any more and haven't for a long time, and that the police never do anything that reprehensible. Right?
Well, there's one DDOS attack that's perfectly legal. Boycott Koch Industries and all their products. Of course it'd take some hunting to find out just what Koch does besides drill for oil, foul the environment and inject tons of money to corrupt the political system to their ends.
Sorry, failure to purchase Koch Industries services is now considered a "Denial of Services" attack because you are preventing them from selling their services to you.
Isn't this a repeat?
No, it's a repeater.
How about saving bandwidth? Even the latest ones are still in GIF. You may think 4-5KB isn't much, but how many people read Dilbert every day?
If you really want to save bandwidth, stop wasting your time reading Dilbert. *Talking* about Dilbert on Slashdot, on the other hand, is a completely productive use of time.
Just buy the source to an existing and functional high volume on line site. Product is product whether it's Insurance or computers. Hell, buy Geico's site. All the security is built in, a product model, etc. All you have to do is modify to fit the new product.
Why buy anything when the NSA has the ability to hack their servers and get the source for free?