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Anonymous Shut Down Japanese Airport Website Against Dolphin Slaughter



Anonymous hackers shut down Japan’s Narita International Airport website against Dolphin slaughter.
The online hacktivist Anonymous conducted a powerful DDoS attack on the official website of Narita International Airport of Japan disrupting the service on Friday night to Saturday. The local police and airport authorities have confirmed the attack and stated that a series of DDoS forced the site to go down but claimed that no flight operation was affected.
DDos attacks paralyze the websites by sending traffic on the website from different networks. The overwhelming amount of traffic takes down the website servers and takes time for retrieval. 
According to the Japan Time, the reason for targeting the website was to protest against dolphin slaughter in the country and not allowing the actor and activist Ric O’Barry to enter Japan. The Japanese government probably refused to let Barry enter the country due to his role in “The Cove,” the Oscar-winning documentary about the annual dolphin slaughter in Japan.

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