A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.
Google's latest transparency report numbers highlight a "worrying" trend that has emerged over the last four years: government requests to remove critical political content.
The satellite service, which eliminated The Weather Channel from its lineup, says the channel is overrun with reality TV and isn't the only good source of weather news.
The search engine's Transparency Report shows that takedown requests for piracy and copyright infringing URLs are increasing at a breakneck pace.
The company says that after June 30, if a Blogger site has adult content and ad-monetization, it will be taken down.
The Ukraine-hosted BitTorrent site came under scrutiny by the local authorities and was ultimately terminated last week, now the international hacking group vows a settling of scores.
Google imposes an artificial limit on the amount of requests a copyright owner can make, which means the data it provides on infringing sites is off, the music industry group says.
Between July and December 2012, the company received 2,285 government requests to remove more than 24,000 pieces of content from its search.
A Twitter feed from an Anonymous account claims it caused Facebook problems, with some intermittent outage. Facebook says it was nothing of the sort.