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image from blogs.villagevoice.com At 4PM EST today, Anonymous is waging war against the RIAA. Dismayed by the downfall of LimeWire, they have gotten more serious in their threats. Their standard DDoS attack is part of the mix, but they have also published on the office address of the RIAA and their phone and fax numbers, as well as, the home address and phone numbers for CEO Mitch Bainwol and his wife Susan.

Participants are encouraged to bombard the RIAA and their leader with prank phone calls, pizza, black faxes, and other "creative" things they can dream up. This time, the group is blending the cyber world with reality. Anonymous fears future attacks on sites like Demonoid, The Pirate Bay, or HDbits. Therefore, they are calling for an all out attack on their greatest foe, contending that no private entity should have "control over the freedom of information." Take a look:

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