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Anonymous (used as a mass noun ) is a loosely associated hacktivist group.
(2010/12/13) Interview with Anonymous, the group behind Operation Payback, more on Wikileaks, and London protestsEpisode #210 An interview with a representative from Anonymous, the group behind Operation Payback, which emerged after the arrest of Wikileaks’ leader, Julian Assange. UK students continue to kick ass as they protest insane tuition hikes. Citizen Radio plays the audio from an inspiring speech made by…a 15-year-old student.
Unless the sources of the DDoS attacks being carried out by Anonymous are identified and stopped, there seems to be no end in sight for their deluge of operations. These 'AnonOps' are presented as global outreach operations of sorts, aimed at assisting individuals and organizations subjected to persecution by governments and other institutions aiming to silence free expression and dissent.
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In a protest against Internet censorship in Egypt, hacker group Anonymous took down the sites of the Ministry of Information and President Hosni Mubarak's National Democratic Party on Wednesday.
Protestors demonstrate outside the Magistrates Court in central London prior to Julian Assange's court hearing Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA The Swedish prosecutor's website crashed late yesterday, moments after the authority announced its intention to fight the decision to grant WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange bail in the UK. The website of the Swedish Prosecution Authority, Aklagare.se, was brought offline for almost 11 hours on Tuesday in the latest online attack by Anonymous, the loose-knit group committed to crippling the websites of companies and governments perceived to be acting against WikiLeaks.
Proposal for a Directive on attacks against information systems, repealing Framework Decision 2005/222/JHABrussels, 30 September 2010 Proposal for a Directive on attacks against information systems, repealing Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA What is the problem to be addressed?
The FBI has received logs containing IP addresses that took part in the Denial of Service attacks on various corporations including PayPal and Mastercard. Arrests have been made already.
While the traditional media and the United States government continue to fixate on the individual Julian Assange, a not so subtle cultural shift is taking root worldwide: Hacktivist culture is rapidly morphing from a small underground subculture into mainstream culture for a younger generation, not just in the United States, but worldwide.
Yesterday’s post about group behavior when faced with changing conditions elicited some response. Despite my not having mentioned the ongoing attacks anywhere in the entire text, my comment field filled with people defending Anonymous.
Christopher Lynn "Chris" Hedges (born September 18, 1956) is an American journalist specializing in American politics and society.
It's interesting to see that a group of hackers calling themselves "Anonymous" have launched attacks on Visa and Mastercard , in what they say is an act of revenge for the companies' refusal to take payments on behalf of the controversial Wikileaks site.
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