Federal prosecutors have pulled the plug on Megaupload, a massive file sharing operation allegedly helmed by Alicia Keys’ husband.

Within minutes of the site being shut down, and DOJ releasing its statement, Anonymous sprang into action and started taking down a ton of sites:

The list of websites taken down by Anonymous:

  • Department of Justice (Justice.gov)
  • Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA.org)
  • Universal Music (UniversalMusic.com)
  • Belgian Anti-Piracy Federation (Anti-piracy.be/nl/)
  • Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA.org)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI.gov)
  • HADOPI law site (HADOPI.fr)
  • U.S. Copyright Office (Copyright.gov)
  • Universal Music France (UniversalMusic.fr)
  • Senator Christopher Dodd (ChrisDodd.com)
  • Vivendi France (Vivendi.fr)
  • The White House (Whitehouse.gov)
  • BMI (BMI.com)
  • Warner Music Group (WMG.com)

Watch this video released by the Anonymous:

Source: Anonymous Blog