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Huge attack slows internet worldwide

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The largest known distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the history of the internet is currently slowing down the Net worldwide. 

The slowdown is because of a fight between a company attempting to stop the spread of spam emails, and a Dutch company that hosts the spammer's servers.

It was causing widespread congestion Wednesday evening to critical infrastructure around the world.

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