This might just be the first documented case of a distributed EDoS or DDo$ as many call it. The founders of the filesharing/torrent site thepiratebay has come up with an ingenious solution to hit back at the 30 million SEK fine with. If sufficient amounts of people contribute it will cost the recipient of the settlement sum more money than they receive while creating a web of contributers that will not be feasible to prosecute. We have not seen the end of this.
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It's not new, but if you haven't yet read Christopher Hoff's blog post on the existing and foreseeable cloud abuse I would recommend that you check it out now. Out of all the issues I am actually hoping to see some meatcloud abuse as it tends to be pretty funny, like the recent mARBLECAKE, ALSO THE GAME stunt.