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November 14, 2015 - CYBER-ATTACKS IN RESPONSE TO WHALE, DOLPHIN HUNTING

According to media reports, dozens of Japanese websites have been targeted in DDoS attacks in reaction to whale and dolphin hunting. The hacktivist network Anonymous has claimed responsibility.

The attacks, which made the websites inaccessible, began in September and have continued into November.

The affected websites include the Taiji town government, Taiji Whale Museum, Japan Whaling Association and the websites of the Narita and Chubu airports.



September 28, 2010 - NETS CUT, DOLPHINS ESCAPE IN TAIJI

reported on www.TheBlackFish.org :

"Divers from the European conservation organisation The Black Fish have last night cut the nets of six holding pens in Taiji, Japan, that were holding dolphins caught during a dolphin drive hunt a few days earlier. During this hunt a number of dolphins were selected for the international dolphinarium trade and transferred to these holding pens. In rough weather conditions the divers swam out and cut the nets of six of these holding pens, allowing a number of dolphins to swim back out to sea."

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