DHS has been warning against Cyber attacks for a while now. A few days ago Janet Napolitano even warned against a possible "Cyber 911".
. . . and then this happens. It's almost as if the government is trying to incite fear. You can't step outside without the fear of being shot (as if there aren't dozens if not hundreds of other ways to die). Be weary of your neighbor, he or she may be a mass shooter/terrorist. As if "The Patriot Act" and "The National Defense Authorization Act" along with countless other intrusive measures aren't enough to keep us safe and secure, now the government has sown seeds of distrust. Wasn't President Obama supposed to unite us? Hell, one can't even criticize his administration without being labeled as some sort of extremist. There's an "if you're not with us, you're against us" mentality, and it's really sad.
. . . here's how Aaron Swartz helped stop SOPA: