I am pleased to report some good news for once!
Sunset sims returns
Sunsetsims recently had their wordpress site deleted due to a false TOU report from Tom. Pescado has kindly come to the rescue and SunsetSims now have a new home at http://sunsetsims.mustbedestroyed.org/.
GOS and Sailfin report no damage from their attacks, and have fully restored their sites. Cherryblossom, bitethebullet and colorsims have also regained control of their sites. Sailfin also confirms that in her logs the TSR IP appears heavily during the time of the attack.
Sofia left the following comment on my last article, which may prove useful. Thank you for this.
I’ve looked into this a little bit, being Swedish and all makes it a little bit easier to find info relating to Sweden
TSR leaking information on their members is a violation against the Personal Data Act, (In Sweden it’s called Personuppgiftslagen, or PUL). PUL is controlled/checked/monitored by something called Datainspektionen. While Datainspektionen may not be able to do *very very* much, and I suppose a little less for those of you who are living outside the EU, they would certainly want to know about this large amount of violations.
Information on this can be found at http://www.datainspektionen.se, just use other languages at the upper right corner, pick english, ang go to legislation.
As to the hacking of websites and deleting them, it was very difficult to find any info. I mean, WHERE has the crime been committed? At Thomas’ computer in Sweden, or at the websites server? If the crime is done in Sweden, the crime is called Dataintrång, and is a crime against Brottsbalken Chapter 4 Paragraph 9. Someone with more experience on Law could specify this.
Anyone can press charges, wether they live in Sweden or not (as shown by piratebay a few years ago).
The point is, the crimes that have been committed are relatively small, but the number of violations may be enough to create some sort of reaction.
Polisen.se (and then picking your language of choice), may also be useful to you. Those living in the EU should have no problem finding information from your domestic lawyers.
I’m not an expert or anything, but I do live here and speak the language, and I would really like to help anyone who can benefit from this information.
That guy really pisses me off!
New community logo popping up everywhere!
A new community logo seems to be taking the free community by storm, it is appearing on websites, blogs and forums and also as signatures and avatars. I wish to thank the creator, Liegenschonheit,
and I will be sure to use it myself :) Please support the cause and use it too. Available in large or small.
Credit: Liegenschonheit http://gardenofshadows.digitalperversion.net/
Please remember to warn others about the dangers of TSR, and if you can, put a note on your website/forum. Not only will you be saving other people the misfortune of hackings, trojans and personal information leaks, you will also directly reduce the revenue reaped by these criminals in subscriptions and advertising.
TSR are using terrorist tactics. They want you to know that it is them, but they do not want you to prove it.