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´Anonymous´ Hacks Govt Website,
Vows to Release Classified Info

Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Rachel Hirshfeld

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/27/2013 10:05:07 PM

Activists from the infamous hacker group known as Anonymous have disabled the United States Sentencing Commission´s website and have vowed to release classified government information in revenge for the death of Internet freedom advocate Aaron Swartz. The hackers replaced the website of the commission, an independent agency of the U.S. Justice Department involved in sentencing, with a video denouncing the government and praising the 26-year-old activist, who hanged himself two weeks ago as his trial date for allegedly hacking into a computer network neared.

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I have no idea if Aaron Swartz should be considered a hero for a "free" Internet, or if his genius led him to do some insane hacking against the our Government. Or, if he is as simple a dolt as the Wikileaks person. Either way, his untimely young death is taking a life of its own.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/27/2013 10:35:19 PM     (No. 9143335)

Why do you assume he took his own life?
Aren´t there certain elements that can push someone-anyone-to take their own life?
The Justice Department is clearly broken.
Why did Holder refuse to have convicted New Black Panthers and their Party sentenced for Voter Intimidation- and withdraw a conviction?
Why is Jon Corzine not sharing a jail cell with Bernie Madoff?
Why wasn´t Senator Menendez even asked about an ongoing international investigation into sex with an underage prostitute and a sexual predator illegal immigrant on his staff?
Why wasn´t Hilary asked about her whereabouts during Benghazi and why she lied that there was no real time video of the slaughter?
Why hasn´t anyone been charged for the deaths ofAmb. Stevens, Donald Young, Lieutenant Harris and others who may have had information harmful to the fraud in the WH?
Who is really occupying the White house?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/27/2013 11:14:27 PM     (No. 9143369)

Aaron Swartz´s persecution will haunt the Justice Department. Did he break the law? It appears he did. But not 35+ years worth of stacked charges.

Hopefully a "conversation" about the injustice of our justice system can happen out of this.

I don´t usually cheer for hackers, but our increasingly opaque and domineering government is just as terrifying. Sunlight is needed immediately.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Abingtonjim, 1/27/2013 11:48:41 PM     (No. 9143388)

Maybe now we´ll learn the truth about zippy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/28/2013 12:01:07 AM     (No. 9143395)

Can we donate to anonymous if they find Zippy´s records ?



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Reply 5 - Posted by: thewarden, 1/28/2013 12:50:45 AM     (No. 9143424)

Do it, now. Don´t hold back. Maybe they can save us from this evil cabal.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: veritas, 1/28/2013 1:28:54 AM     (No. 9143436)

1. Stop using the one-cutesy term "hacker." If they break the law they´re criminals.

2. No argument that we need to keep digging re Obama, get real information, and get it publicized. But not this way. If Mom needs an operation, that doesn´t give me an excuse to steal it from a bank.

3. Re the severity of penalties for computer crimes in general -- two points: a. severity of punishment should reflect the severity of the total effects on the victims, and not be determined by the severity effects on the criminal; and b. if we find it sensible and appropriate to hugely-reward certain persons because modern means of reproduction make it possible to give good value to millions for the same effort as serving 1, 10, or 50, it must be equally-correct that the inverse, or negative, [penalties rather than rewards] accruing to the perp also be greatly-multiplied.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: juststop, 1/28/2013 2:18:11 AM     (No. 9143450)

#6 It is time to come up for air. The one in question is a criminal and trying to take us all down. So what do you propose we do.... point a finger and tell him to stop it!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pinkpanther, 1/28/2013 2:51:13 AM     (No. 9143462)

#6 our founding Father´s would have been considered criminals for breaking the British laws. I don´t believe Aaron killed himself, he was an outspoken critic of Obama´s drone program, a VERY public critic and that´s when the DoJ went after him.

Be glad that these very intelligent, very talented youth are on OUR side because if things go south we can´t win by conventional means only. They have the capabilities and the knowledge to take down tactical computer systems. Here is what they said on Obama´s gun grab:
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GqiS3f4gxCQ

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/28/2013 3:48:10 AM     (No. 9143475)

Sorry everyone, but hackers may be the only viable way to get transparency and truth from this opaque WH.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/28/2013 4:42:20 AM     (No. 9143492)

This liberal activist is dead because he thought he was above the law hacking websites. In his world,being a left wing activist should immunnize him from prosecution.It´s all part of the spoiled brat mentality that´s pervasive amusing young liberal "thinkers".

You can bet Jesse Jackson jr. feels the same way about being prosecuted when his excuse probably is "everybody does it".

Instead of condemning this clown for breaking the law,they´ll get even with the Justice dept. which seldom enforces the law to begin with.

It would be funny if they released damaging info on Holder´s involvement in F&F.

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