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[~]$ whois microsoft.com |grep LINUXISGOD
Server Name: MICROSOFT.COM.SHOULD.GIVE.UP.BECAUSE.LINUXISGOD.COM


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[~]$ whois microsoft.com |grep BECOUSE
Server Name: MICROSOFT.COM.WILL.LIVE.FOREVER.BECOUSE.UNIXSUCKS.COM
Server Name: MICROSOFT.COM.IS.GOD.BECOUSE.UNIXSUCKS.COM


Reported by sensationalist reporters who lack fact checking and 'elite' whois wisdom?
XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX WED JAN 24, 2001 18:01:43 ET XXXXX

HACKERS' LEAVE BEHIND WARNING FOR MICROSOFT

Someone or something hacked the DNS Internet servers for MICROSOFT on Wednesday -- 
apparently bouncing-back traffic to the company's constellation of websites. 
The violators left behind a message, warning MICROSOFT that it should give up because the the Linux system "is God". 


Links

information and whois 'internic 101' lesson:

http://attrition.org/news/content/00-01-26.001.html

humor:

http://slacksite.com/humour/whois.html
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/11/21/ms_victim_of_humorous_dns/
http://motogrrl.com/humor/ms_DNS.html

news:

http://international.com.com/Whois-search-provides-no-clues-to-Microsoft-outage/2009-1001_3-251655.html
http://blog.barisione.org/2006-11/microsoftcomshouldgiveupbecauselinuxisgodcom/
http://software.silicon.com/security/0,39024655,39164085,00.htm
http://archive.salon.com/tech/inbox/archives/2001/01/29/1633/index.html
http://blogs.msdn.com/thehoggblog/archive/2008/03/31/whois-shenanigans.aspx
http://pcworld.about.com/news/Jan242001id39224.htm
http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/news/2001/01/41387
http://web.archive.org/web/20010126005900/http://www.it.fairfax.com.au/breaking/20010122/A15467-2001Jan22.html

drudge report:

http://web.archive.org/web/20010330201902/http://www.drudgereport.com/msft.htm

posts:

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/sf/ids/2001-q1/0090.html
http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l/200101/msg01350.html
http://vantan.org/archives/2003/02/microshocked.php
http://www.msblog.org/2007/04/11/has-microsoftcom-been-hacked/

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