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Brit teen who unleashed 'biggest ever distributed denial-of-service blast' walks free from court

Your alien overlord - fear me

Surely the real criminals here are the stupid DNS server owners who coudn't be arsed to make sure their servers couldn't parcipitate in a DDoS.

Having worked for a (wannabe 'player') ISP who ran the DNS servers on Linux cause everyone else did it but had no firewall or anything and wondered why FTP servers kept being installed on them remotely...duh !!!

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