Posted on October 11, 2009 at 19:26:35 EST
by the ATC.
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The Anti-Terrorism Coalition (ATC), which is located at http://www.atcoalition.com is now the target of an impersonation attempt.
The website at http://www.atcoalition.net is an exact copy of the ATC Website, with the exception of the following:
- It does not always display the most up to date ATC articles.
- Its email addresses end with ".net", instead of ".com". For example, the real main ATC email is email@example.com. Yet, the website at atcoalition.net lists the main ATC email as firstname.lastname@example.org!
- Likewise, the ATC Banner links provided on atcoalition.net point to atcoalition.net, NOT atcoalition.com.
All of this comes several months after unknown individuals launched a spam campaign against the ATC, in which they both spammed the ATC's email addresses and impersonated ATC email addresses, making spam emails appear as if they came from an ATC email address. The ATC reported this to its domain registrar and web host.
Now, in light of a general crackdown on rightists all over the internet (most recently, in the case of the ATC and its allies, on Facebook, where the ATC and its ally the Jewish Internet Defense Force (JIDF) were attacked by the popular social networking site in two separate instances: http://www.atcoalition.com/news/viewarticle.php?id=35 and http://www.atcoalition.com/news/viewarticle.php?id=41, respectively) and an overall global push against freedom of speech, there is reason to believe that this fake carbon copy of the ATC website is part of an attempt to wipe the ATC off the internet and to replace it with a fake one.
The ATC has a long history of surviving terrorist attacks, most notably the 1-11 Terrorist Attacks of January 11, 2005. Terrorists launched an attack against the ATC and services which the ATC used for hosting. Among the casualties were hundreds of other websites, including the Facts About Islam (FAI) website.
A likely scenario behind the impersonation of the ATC would involve actions by powerful people to force either its domain registrar or host to ban the real ATC website, at which point the fake ATC website (at atcoalition.net) would purport itself to be the "real" ATC website (perhaps even claiming that it has been a mirror of the ATC this entire time).
Another scenario would involve a hacker or DDOS attack that would take the ATC website offline for a few days or even a few weeks, during which the fake ATC Website at (at atcoalition.net) would also purport itself to be the "real" ATC website (perhaps even claiming that it has been a mirror of the ATC this entire time).
What makes this situation even more complicated is the fact that the ATC once owned atcoalition.net. It was relinquished in mid-2007, in light of a temporary ATC shut down, partly brought on by an active membership shortage. Additionally, atcoalition.net was the original ATC domain name – purchased by the ATC in early 2005 -, while atcoalition.com (the current domain name of the ATC) was only acquired in 2006.
We, the ATC, ask everyone to be vigilant and if the REAL ATC WEBSITE – http://www.atcoalition.com – goes down, DO NOT TRUST any website at atcoalition.net! We will attempt to reach the public through our allies in the event of any such attack.
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