January 2006
Anti-Capitalist Dictionary: Movements, Histories & Motivations;2006, p93
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A definition of the term "floodnet" is presented. It refers to a uniform resource locator-based software device used to block Web sites. It was started as a proposal from the Anonymous Digital Coalition for a virtual sit-in on targeted Web sites in support of the Zapista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico. It was developed by the Electronic Disturbance Theatre to constitutes an electronic form of direct action that replicates the blockade of a Web site in the virtual environment.


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