An anonymous reader writes: The Syrian police have cracked down on protesters in the streets, and pro-regime hackers are cracking down on protesters on Facebook. A hacker group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army has been coordinating attacks via its own Facebook page, has instructed followers on how to carry out attacks, and told them which dissident groups to target. They claim to be civilian volunteers — and to be honest, their efforts do seem pretty amateur. It's interesting stuff, though.
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