The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet
by Molly Sauter
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic 2014
Number of pages: 192
With a historically grounded analysis, and a focus on early deployments of activist DDOS as well as modern instances to trace its development over time, The Coming Swarm uses activist DDOS actions as the foundation of a larger analysis of the practice of disruptive civil disobedience on the internet.
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