tangor - 1:08 am on Dec 10, 2010 (gmt 0)
I think these Wikileaks inspired DDoS attacks fall into this same category as this (not the one reported above, this one is in Manchester):
The teenager was arrested in the Beswick area of Manchester early on Thursday morning.
He is suspected of involvement in denial of service attacks which severely disrupted the online version of the game, and the playtime of many other players, in September. Distributed denial of service attacks are currently being used against the websites of Sarah Palin, Mastercard and other perceived "enemies of Wikileaks and Julian Assange".