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Anonymous hacks official F1 website ahead of Bahrain GP

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Apr 20th, 2012 at 12:31PM

The group of hackers known as Anonymous issued a press release last night announcing their intent to hack and take down the official website for Formula One at for the duration of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Their reason? To protest the increasingly violent crackdown on the people of Bahrain by their own government. As of this writing, is down as promised and another website,, is displaying a message from Anonymous that claims responsibility. In its press release, Anonymous addresses Bernie Ecclestone, president and CEO of Formula One, directly,... Read More

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