hacktivism

Faking the ‘Truth About Trayvon’

Mar 28, 2012
Fake photographs of Trayvon Martin are being used to diminish public concern about his killing; emails and other documents of the Department of Homeland Security reveal that the hacktivist group Anonymous was investigated as a dangerous security threat; Egyptian women are finding ways to express their revolutionary voices through music. These discoveries and more after the jump.
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Anonymous Strikes Back for Megaupload Bust

Jan 20, 2012
The notorious incognito hacker bandits known collectively as Anonymous have struck again, this time in retaliation for the bust-up of the highly trafficked file-sharing site Megaupload by federal operatives Thursday, by shutting down the DOJ's and the White House's online hubs along with a few key entertainment industry sites.

Anonymous Declares War on Orlando

Jun 29, 2011
The city of Orlando, Fla., home to amusement parks, fancy houses and an underachieving basketball team, has been arresting people for feeding the homeless without a permit. This got the attention of the hacker collective Anonymous, which has threatened to shut down a different Orlando-themed website every day. (more)