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Originally posted by asala
Blackberry and cell service returns to Egypt
Originally posted by Ear-Responsible
Does this mean Anonymous is all bark and no bite? They did just send Egypt's leaders a clear warning a couple of days ago. You'd think the "super hackers" might have been able to stop this, or atleast provide an alternate form of communication for the people.
On Friday afternoon, the loose hacker group Anonymous began a campaign to fax thousands of copies of WikiLeaks’ latest missives–a series of State Department cables revealing human rights abuses under Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and tacit U.S. backing for his administration–to Egyptian numbers.
Since Thursday night, Egypt has blocked its four largest Internet service providers, Link Egypt, Vodafone/Raya, Telecom Egypt, and Etisalat Misr. But landlines remain connected–and so, Anonymous believes, do landline-connected fax machines. “We stand up for the little guy as well as fighting the government,” one source within Anonymous writes to me. “We believe the people need to see the truth, which is why we’re faxing locations in Egypt (especially schools) with copies of a relevant WikiLeaks cable; due to the majority of Egyptian Internet being down, the public cannot access this vital information.”
On a crowdsourced document that the group uses for planning, members listed fax numbers of half a dozen Egyptian schools as their first targets. “The idea is to distribute the information to students, who can then share it with others,” says another source within Anonymous. “Right now they need to know that the police cannot be trusted and the wikileaks cables are just more proof of that.”
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
Perhaps. That was from memory, but I'm pretty sure I need to change it to "they learned from Lebanon and blocked it during the flotilla incident." Anything I read about that would have been here. In addition, I later in this thread clarified that statement.
Originally posted by Nutella
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Enough of Anonymous. They may be able to assert their will on a few, but they suck, period.
I'd like to see every member of Anon live under the Taliban.
The Muslim Brotherhood will rule Egypt. Look them up.
Frankly, I don't give a crap about Egypt or the politics of the world. I care about my family and the ones I love.
To hell with you nutters, and Egypt .