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Anonymous: Where to Learn More

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Since the dawn of the internet age, activists have been talking about going digital. Some of them even pioneered tactics for electronic civil disobedience. But it wasn’t until a subculture of hackers became politicized that a popular movement took off. The result is a subversive, unapologetic, and surprisingly powerful activism. Anonymous may have a reputation for pranks and crime, but by early 2011 the group’s reputation as an influential, if loosely organized, hacktivist collective was solidified.

Read Quinn Norton’s history of Anonymous in Wired, and Molly Sauter’s background on the Guy Fawkes mask at HiLobrow.

Keep up with Anonymous at AnonNews.org 




NYU Media professor Gabriella Coleman on Anonymous



Zuccotti Raid Footage shot by NYPD’s Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU)