Brazilian Web Defacement Mirrors Shut Down
Fri May 19 11:23:42 MDT 2000

In the past few weeks, the Brazilian Government has ordered any Brazilian web sites that mirror web page defacements to shut down. This shift in Internet policy was mandated by The Department of Internet Crimes and seems to target two popular Brazilian sites: and

NewsTrolls has obtained permission to translate and reprint an article from Magnet Magazine that covers the issue. The article includes the government response to the new policy.

Attrition will continue to mirror these defaced sites. Brazilian news agencies are encouraged to link to our mirrors. =)