Hacker group Anonymous has made ??an attack on the official website of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The attack began on Friday evening and lasted nearly all day on Saturday. Exact motive of attack could not be determined until, but this week, Anonymous announced that they would break into government websites in retaliation for the closure of the U.S. authorities known file-sharing project Megaupload. So far, Sarkozy has been known in Europe as one of the most active fighters against piracy, often have supported the most radical measures such as banning users from accessing the network for downloading pirated files. In addition, France is often supported by official Washington in its anti-piracy initiatives. On Friday evening, the official website of the French president has been placed Elysee.fr traditional slogan for Anonymous We Are Legion, but on Saturday morning, administrators replaced it with a normal page. The agency also France Presse notes that on Friday, French Minister of Culture Frederic Mitterrand condemned those behind the project Megaupload.com, calling them “criminals” and supported the U.S. actions, close the project. ”This (project work) violation of clean water, there is stealing someone else’s property,” – said in an interview with Mitterrand, the French television channel BFM TV. ”I agree that these people supported the theft of a large scale,” – he said. Recall that the closure Megaupload learned on Friday morning, when law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and New Zealand conducted a joint raid by closing the U.S. servers Megaupload, police and the New Zealand detained four project operators. The U.S. is now seeking their extradition, he faces up to 20 years in prison.