The big news of the week is the massive DDoS attack against the US internet, which impacted several major cloud providers. The attack was reportedly executed by supporters of WikiLeaks in response to the government of Ecuador taking away Julian Assange's internet link. Yes, you read that right: our internet went down because Julian's parents decided he had too much screen time. But don't despair: I have it on good authority the ambassador of Ecuador sent Julian to bed last night without supper, so I'm sure he learned his lesson now. Confession: nothing makes me care less about the freedom of information than not being able to access my Github.

Let's get started with our week in review.

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