Anonymous: Where to Learn More

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<p>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. </p>
<p>Read Quinn Norton’s <a href=”http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/07/ff_anonymous/”>history of
Anonymous</a> in <em>Wired</em>, and Molly
Sauter’s background on the <a href=”http://hilobrow.com/2012/04/30/mask/”>Guy
Fawkes mask</a> at <em>HiLobrow</em>.</p>
<p>Keep up with Anonymous at <a href=”http://anonnews.org/”>AnonNews.org</a>
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<p>NYU Media professor Gabriella Coleman on Anonymous</p>
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<p>Zuccotti Raid Footage shot by NYPD’s Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU)</p>
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