Sven Olaf Kamphuis says he will not appear in court in Netherlands to face charges he arranged 2013 attack that slowed web traffic worldwide. A Dutchman accused of launching an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly “almost broke the internet” goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of masterminding the 2013 incident that slowed web traffic worldwide. But Sven Olaf Kamphuis, 39, denounced the case against him, and told the AD daily newspaper in a Skype interview that he would not appear in court in the southern Dutch city of Dordrecht. He will be represented by his lawyers. He is accused of being behind a massive so-called distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in March 2013 on Geneva and London-based volunteer group Spamhaus, court spokeswoman Lily Derksen said.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian