Protectionism and Minecraft

I read an interesting article recently:

I don't remember exactly what it was about that article that I wanted to write about, but it's definitely an intersting read. The story is basically how a company who wanted to protect Minecraft servers from DDoS attacks actually created a tool to provide DDoS attacks.

It's interesting, because you could argue that that is the most capitalistic view: you create the supply and the demand, which is great! But obviously it's a problem, because that's terrible.

I'm not sure what the answers should be, but it's a good read, I highly recommend it.