Is it strange that I find this kind of information-age imperialism kind of fascinating?

Spamhaus was then attacked with a DDoS attack of apparently unprecedented scale. Kamphuis says that, although he is not personally conducting the attacks, the people who are could throw "quite a bit more" data at the anti-spam organization if needed. While this may disrupt the Internet for others, Kamphuis says that his group probably owns a third of the Internet, and as such they're "perfectly free" to break it if they want.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/…