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7 February 2007

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Even Japanese anime porn servers were affected. Visitors were shown this page during the hacking attack.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Unknown hackers launched a massive attack against the internet's main porn infrastructure on Tuesday, briefly overwhelming three of the thirteen main servers. The unprecedented attack lasted for over twelve hours, disrupting both photo and video downloads.

Experts moved quickly to set up new firewalls and change server configurations to hamper the attack, but the sheer scale of the infiltration nearly caused an all-out outage. "We were just minutes away from a filth-free internet," grimly admitted a security specialist at Symantec. A spokesman assured the public, however, that tape-storage backups of a majority of the pornography were available in case of emergency.

The perpetrators of Tuesday's attack are still unknown, but the Department of Homeland Security has ruled out terrorists. Initial FBI investigations revealed the attacks started somewhere "in the Bible Belt in the deep South," suggesting fundamentalist Christians might be responsible. Further investigations have narrowed the attack center to be within 100 miles of Fort Mill, South Carolina, the location of "Heritage USA", but it is doubtful an exact point will ever be confirmed.

However, police haven't ruled out the possibility of Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton having instigated the hacking. Under condition of anonymity, one investigator surmised, "This is what can happen when you put a woman in charge - she wants to take all the fun out of the World Wide Web. Or maybe she just doesn't want Slick Willy looking at naughty pictures of Monica anymore."

Although the remaining 10 porn servers were able to handle most of the excess traffic load, many individual users were still affected. Downloads of the popular "Back-door Sluts 9" film were reportedly taking twice as long as normal. Even the l

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