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Aug 17, 2012 at 05:33pm IST

Anonymous hackers take down Samajwadi Party website

New Delhi: Anonymous India hackers targeted the official website Samajwadi Party in response to the party's Member of Parliament Ram Gopal Yadav demanding a ban on social networking websites.

Yadav was participating in a debate in the Rajya Sabha on rumours triggering panic over ethnic violence in Assam that is leading to a mass exodus of people from the North East from Bangalore.

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"TANGO DOWN: http://www.samajwadiparty.in ..." @opindia_revenge tweeted. Access to the www.samajwadiparty.in website intermittent at the time of posting this report.

Anonymous hackers take down Samajwadi Party website

The attack was in response to Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav demanding a ban on social networking websites.

The hackers collective is known to target websites in retaliation. In the past Anonymous India has attacked Congress, Supreme Court, MTNL websites and also claimed to have hacked into Reliance Communications' servers.

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