facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Domino sparrow site hacked

Nov. 17, 2005 at 3:55 PM   |   Comments

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The sparrow that accidentally toppled 23,000 dominoes can't get any respect even in death -- hackers defaced the Dutch Web site commemorating it.

The site was established earlier this week after the co-called "Domino D-Day sparrow" knocked over 23,000 of the 4.3 million dominoes set up in a bid to break the domino-toppling record. People trying to protect the domino setup said they tried to capture the bird, but couldn't, so it had to be shot.

It was to be honored with the Web site, but hackers managed to put porn on the site Thursday, Expatica reported.

The animal rights group Dierenbescherming is investigating whether shooting the bird was legal.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Utah woman allegedly used bacon to ignite arson attack against ex
2
Anytime Pale Ale sold by the 99 pack
3
Missing Canadian found alive in Oklahoma almost 40 years later
4
Man raises $28,000 to have his 100-pound scrotum removed
5
U.S. Olympic wrestler cited for taking out deer with bow and arrow at Colorado car dealership
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback