In response to the Federal shutdown of Megaupload, hacker collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for taking down websites for the RIAA, Universal Music and the Justice Department. Per their Twitter:
— AnonOps (@anonops) January 19, 2012
We’ll post updates as/if they come in.
UPDATE: Gizmodo reports MPAA.org, too.
UPDATE 2: Gizmodo reports that the website for the US Copyright Office, record label BMI and French authority HADOPI have all been taken down.