Saturday, June 19, 2021

Hackers in Mexico show their independence

Around the world people have different ways of celebrating independence day — picnics, parades, barbeques.
According to a BBC report, in Mexico hackers did it this month by taking over a number of government Web sites. It’s another form of civil disobedience.
There are certain disadvantages to this strategy: Who goes to a government Web site on a civic holiday? (Hint: Reporters who have been tipped off).
Still, considering all of the violence Mexican have had to put up with in the past decade, it’s a wonder that this form of protest was so peaceful.

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@]

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