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Protests against police continue in Bay Area; Oakland websites hacked
Protests against police continue in Bay Area; Oakland websites hacked

After four straight nights of anti-police protesters crowding Bay Area streets — prompting authorities to fire rubber bullets at crowds and arrest 19 people late Tuesday alone — the hacker collective Anonymous on Wednesday apparently sought vengeance. Several websites for the city of Oakland were knocked out in a likely cyberattack. By Wednesday night, the sites for the city and the Fire Department were operating, but the Police Department's website remained disabled. In a message posted on Anonymous' main Twitter account, the group took responsibility by invoking military lingo for taking out an enemy combatant. "Tango down: oaklandpolice.com," the...

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