Polish Internet community against ACTA, street protests organised for next week

After the documents on ACTA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Counterfeiting_Trade_Agreement) went official, Polish internet users started to mobilize. Word was spread rapidly and in a few hours over 145,000 people (the number is growing every minute) have joined the facebook event "stop acta" - http://www.facebook.com/events/301294013254264/

At the same time, Anonymous has taken down a number of Polish websites including government ones - https://twitter.com/#!/AnonymousWiki/status/160788127525507072

But it's not only Anonymous. Some simple instructions + JS web applications allowed thousands of people from Poland to DDoS those websites on their own.

Around 9pm, prime minister's website went down too - http://premier.gov.pl/

10pm (pretty much right now), http://prezydent.pl/ and http://mkidn.gov.pl/ (Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage) stopped working.

Government officials are explaining the situation using the standard "technical difficulties" excuse.


List of protests planned for 25th Jan (Wednesday), the biggest one seems to be Warsaw (13,000 joined) -

http://www.facebook.com/events/231718760242341/ - event Warsaw
http://www.facebook.com/events/215317315225357/ - event Kraków
http://www.facebook.com/events/174048566035586 - event Lublin
http://www.facebook.com/events/174451399329583/ - event Poznań
http://www.facebook.com/events/174724099301513/ - event Katowice
http://www.facebook.com/events/241163632625610/ - event Wrocław
http://www.facebook.com/events/353301034699480/ - event Gdańsk
http://www.facebook.com/events/212620175499352/ - event Bydgoszcz
http://www.facebook.com/events/315644171811283/ - event Częstochowa
http://www.facebook.com/events/349441668418318 - event Olsztyn
http://www.facebook.com/events/327134550660857/ - event Sosnowiec
http://www.facebook.com/events/136075406511048/ - event Łódź
http://www.facebook.com/events/280653448656301/ - event Szczecin


80,000 new people joined the case on facebook, new government websites down, street protest starting n Gdansk literally right now.
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