I am sure that many of you already know about the widespread warez busts going on around the world in the last few days. The intention of this node is to show some of you the scope of what is going on

Please note this is a work in progress

latest updates: brianna lived in Adelaide in Australia erupt and doc-x busted, lived in miami, there was a miami warrant executed and they are both dod members in miami TUBS is down HSG is down RTiSO is down RT is down EVN (TFL affil) is down iNSiGHT (rls group) temp down EchoBase is down FBi is down EI is down BBX is down (.no) AKS is down(br) TCP is down R4E is down DS3 is down LS is down mrzed not busted, zed was. sorry sui and brianna were living together *UNCONFIRMED* ME is down (DODiSO HQ, SHOCK, MYTH, TMG) TWi is down LW is down

wanted: group affils for each person listed below as well as site affils

scene news: heckler, zielin, wizy (risciso, til), sui (tfl/wlw), hackrat (wlw/razor/dod, california), shark (wlw/razor/dod; RatzHole siteop), thraxis (not busted; but raided -- 700 cds and computer; risc, pgc, dod, melbourne, Australia), maverick (from skidrow, not from omega), sony, bandido (razor, dod, risc council), eriflleh (dod council, philadelphia), bigrar (dod, risc, boston), avec (rts, rise, former DOD council, razor), buj (dod, Durham North Carolina), forcekill (dod, turku finland), radsl (dod, oregon), chevelle (dallas), billyjoe (austin), ievil (razor, an ircop), brianna (founder of WLW, lived with avec), superiso (inferno; got raided), zed (ran MG 0day, WLW/MYTH) busted SFM was fed site CoreDump (CDiSO CDMP3) was fed site (site in nevada). but dr ice (site op) not busted ?? SFM and CD sites dropped out of the scene 2 days before busts for "group arguments" RHiSO is down (hackrat operated) rumor: hackrat busted 4 times HO is down (DOD AHQ, chevelle's site) TEN is down AF1 is down (DOD affil) PBL is down BAN is down (down for security) MT is down (DOD HQ, security) PWH is down (DOD HQ, security) BNS is down DWS is down HW is down BR is down (security) TWH is down FE is down LOF is down PS is down (down a few days prior to busts and should've been sitting in the room ready to put HW into FE) those 3 were sitting in the economics dept. of MIT, which would be the bigrar portion of the bust Razor announced blackout, pciso division perm closed DOD dead 100% sui got busted and he's from TFL. also founder of WLW. WLW now dead 60 sites closed (.edu's mostly. closed in fear) TRC retired SKR, curry group, is shutdown (ran by maverick) TheWretched and TheFrail (divx groups) also shutdown Story: 5 fbi agents came to avec's house at 9:30AM CMT with federal search warrant. took 271 cd's. watched her computer for 2 hours. FBI watched avec's computer for a few hours monitoring #worldsites, #eusites, and #usasites for 3 hours. all the channel sites. her shell was open country busts: 2 people in finland got busted 6 people in britain (.uk) 7 people in australia 2 in norway holland hit pretty hard .se is safe at the moment australia was hit (bandido) 27 cities in 21 states (including MIT, UCLA, Purdue, Duke, and University of Oregon) Atlanta Austin, Texas Baton Rouge Boston Charlotte, N.C. Chicago Cincinnati Dallas Durham, NC Cocoa Beach, Fla. Houston Indianapolis Miami New Haven, Conn. New York Newark, N.J. Norfolk, Va. Oklahoma City Orlando, Fla. Oxnard, Calif. Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland, Ore. San Francisco St. Louis Washington Wilmington, Del.

urls: http://www.usdoj.gov/opa/pr/2001/December/01_crm_643.htm http://cryptome.org/fbi121101.htm http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20011211/tc/software_piracy_1.html http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,49026,00.html http://www.msnbc.com/news/671058.asp http://fast.quote.com/fq/acenter_research/xml_news?story=25679568&maxStories=15&symbols=DJ:69 http://www.washtech.com/news/regulation/14129-1.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_1705000/1705079.stm http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,3420497%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html http://www.jippii.fi/uutiset/ulkomaat/?mainmode=a&aid=50673