Monday, 25 February 2008

Video Of The Week (8)

Video of the Week 18/02-24/02: War on Scientology

Anonymous, a group who have only the Internet in common, do it "for the lulz" and were described by Fox 11 News as "hackers on steroids" have declared war on the Church of Scientology.

And they seem to be serious. 'Project Chanology' (Link) began with DDOS attacks on and a few prank phone calls, but on February 10th around 7,000 people across 93 cities protested against Scientology. Another worldwide protest is planned for 15th March.

Whatever you think of Anonymous, I reckon it's fair to say that, for good or ill, Project Chanology will be regarded as a significant moment in the short history of the Internet. Here's where it all started...

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