The first state sponsored Cyberwar. Maybe.

What followed was what some here describe as the first war in cyberspace, a monthlong campaign that has forced Estonian authorities to defend their pint-size Baltic nation from a data flood that they say was set off by orders from Russia or ethnic Russian sources in retaliation for the removal of the statue.

Read this article from the New York Times. Coverage from the BBC, commentary from C|Net and doubt from Alternet.

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  1. Pingback: Cyberwar: our future or our now? « What’s New Media?

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