Having failed to bring the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) servers down, British cyber-activists 'the Electrohippies' have decided to resort to a good old-fashioned spam attack in their quest to harass the colossus of global capitalism.
Paul Mobbs, creator of the original Electrohippies Web site and confirmed cyber-crusty, rallied fellow activists today to launch a monstrous email downpour on the offices of the WTO.
Mobbs reluctantly admits his original denial of service campaign did not exactly go without a hitch. It seems he whipped up so much enthusiasm for the event that, although the WTO site remained intact, his own site became jammed with requests. "Slight backfire there," he admits.