I had commented on another post the other day that I thought something looked to me like the revolution beginning. I see today a news post where Lulz and Anonymous have launched an attack they’ve jointly named Operation Anti-Security or #Anti-Sec. LINK
The news post has phrases describing this. Morally and legally this activity will be argued to hell and gone but I welcome the idea of government secrecy going the way of the dinosaur. If that’s what happens. This has been in a state of escalation for a couple of weeks and so far there hasn’t been much public response from government. You can be sure there is a lot going on behind the scenes though. I really do wonder if this could become open warfare between governments and these organizations.
Even though government hasn’t declared war it is worth noting that the administration and congress have legislation they are rushing through which significantly increases legal penalties for this type of activity. The legislation is harsh and somewhat open ended. We could be facing electronic guerilla warfare never ending. And like in Iraq and Afghanistan, the government can’t and won’t ever win. Just like in Iraq and Afghanistan the people want no part of what government is selling.
Lulz and Anonymous Launch Operation Anti-Security
Posted on Jun 20th 2011 by Trent Nouveau
Lulz and Anonymous are joining forces to launch Operation Anti-Security, while declaring an “immediate and unremitting war” on the “freedom-snatching moderators” of 2011.
“As we’re aware, the government and whitehat security terrorists across the world continue to dominate and control our Internet ocean,” LulzSec explained in an official communiqué.
“Sitting pretty on cargo bays full of corrupt booty, they think it’s acceptable to condition and enslave all vessels in sight… [Well], welcome to Operation Anti-Security (#AntiSec) – we encourage any vessel, large or small, to open fire on any government or agency that crosses their path.”
According to Lulz, “top priority” should be given to “steal and leak” any classified government information, including email spools and documentation.
“Prime targets are banks and other high-ranking establishments. If they try to censor our progress, we will obliterate the censor with cannonfire anointed with lizard blood.”
The group also emphasized it “fully endorsed” the flaunting of the word “AntiSec” on any government website or physical graffiti art.
“We encourage you to spread the word of AntiSec far and wide, for it will be remembered. [So], whether you’re sailing with us or against us, whether you hold past grudges or a burning desire to sink our lone ship, we invite you to join the rebellion.
“Together we can defend ourselves so that our privacy is not overrun by profiteering gluttons. Your hat can be white, gray or black, your skin and race are not important. If you’re aware of the corruption, expose it now, in the name of Anti-Security.”
A Lulz tweet added that the “Oldschool Internet” was back.
“Anarchy is now – spread ‘AntiSec’ whenever and wherever you can. Is saying ‘hackers unite’ too cheesy?”