Gene Simmons has not made any friends in the internet community.
Take Anonymous from 4Chan, for instance. Apparently, Gene has sued some people over illegally downloading his music, and Anonymous has taken action.
What action, you may wonder? Well, they have started with a denial of service on his official website, GeneSimmons.com. At the time of this posting, the site is still unable to be reached.
Since going after Gene, he has taken particular issue with this attack and has threatened them all with a lawsuit and jail time. In his retaliation, Gene posted this:
Some of you may have heard a few popcorn farts re: our sites being threatened by hackers.
Our legal team and the FBI have been on the case and we have found a few, shall we say “adventurous” young people, who feel they are above the law.
And, as stated in my MIPCOM speech, we will sue their pants off.
First, they will be punished.
Second, they might find their little butts in jail, right next to someone who’s been there for years and is looking for a new girl friend.
We will soon be printing their names and pictures.
We will find you.
You cannot hide.
Still, Anonymous remains unamused by the threats and has issued another threat. They’ve titled their new attack as “Operation Payback” and have issued this:
Good luck with that one, Gene. Seriously, it’s going to be hard to find someone on a community messageboard which prides itself on anonymity and behind-the-scenes action.
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