Hacktivist collective threatens massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of potentially-damaging secrets.
by Guest Blogger | Jan 27, 2013
Anonymous Activists in LA. Photo credit: Wikipedia
In response to the death of Internet activist , Reddit programmer and extraordinary hacker, Aaron Swartz, Anonymous has declared “war” on the U.S. government with an operation code-named “Operation Last Resort”. Late Friday the hacktivist collective hacked the United States Sentencing Commission‘s website. It promises to plant “multiple warheads” on numerous unnamed government-related websites and expose potentially-damaging secrets .
Julian Assange. (Photo: Wikipedia)
Last week, the hacktivist collective Anonymous dumped WikiLeaks. Anonymous accuses WikiLeaks’ beleagured founder Julian Assange of turning the whistle-blowing website into a one man “Julian Assange show”.
Below is the full text of Anonymous’ statement explaining the divorce:
By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, June 28, 2012:
Nature, one of the biggest and most-read scientific journals in the world, made this call in a February 29th editorial. The journal lamented the Harper Government’s undisguised hostility to openness, expert opinion and publicly-funded scientific expertise. Rightly so.
At some point, the government’s stated communication policy, posted on a federal website and directed civil servants, was to: “Provide the public with timely, accurate, clear, objective and complete information about its policies, programs, services and initiatives.”
That was then. Long before Harper and the Conservatives became entrenched and power-mad.