Many of the IRC servers on IRCnet are going to lock out all of their users from 12:00 on Friday the 7th of April to 20:00 on Saturday the 8th of April 2000 (time given in UTC+0200) to protest denial of service attacks. It's a tactic that's been employed before, but hopefully people will learn. Considering the attacks on so many services on the Web, I bet we'll see this more. Course that might just encourage the script kiddies.
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