[funsec] First a Denial of Service,
Now A Lawsuit: The Million Dollar Homepage
davidu at everydns.net
Fri Jan 20 00:36:53 CST 2006
On Jan 19, 2006, at 9:19 PM, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jan 2006, Fergie wrote:
> What an idiot! Doesn't he realize that the DDOS attack has
> generated so
> much more press that he is probably seeing 3x more hits whenever
> the site
> is up.
Yeah, probably. He probably realized threatening a lawsuit got his
website directly linked off CNET too.
>> I guess this kid just can't catch a break. At least he's got
>> the moolah. :-)
>> Via the C|Net Security blog.
>> After being hit by a denial of service attack that downed the
>> Million Dollar Homepage site, British student Alex Tew now faces a
>> lawsuit from one of the advertisers on the site.
>> The winner of the last 1,000 pixels, which sold for US$38,100 on
>> eBay, is threatening to sue because the Web site was offline for
>> six days until Wednesday, the Financial Times reported in its
>> online edition on Thursday.
>> - ferg
>> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
>> Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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>> ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/
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