Jeremy Hammond is a 30-year-old activist, anarchist and computer programmer. He was also part of the hacktivist network Anonymous, as a gifted computer programer his case has attracted the attention of activists, civil libertarians and those concerned about the rights of whistleblowers. He is currently spending a decade in prison for allegedly disclosing information about the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, Inc. (Stratfor), revealing that they had been spying on human rights defenders at the behest of corporations and governments.
Anonymous groups started #OPGreenRights. Hacktivists attacked at least 14 websites of corporations and associations on the Italian territory. The corporations and associations that were attacked are involved in crimes against the planet.
Protests to save net neutrality burst upon the San Francisco Bay Area on December 7. The proposal at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to roll back Obama era rules would fundamentally change the internet by favoring carriers over internet content providers. It would allow internet service providers to establish fast and slow lanes which favor certain types of content over others.
Image by Chris Cassell.
Fascist attendees of the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville discussed the legality of plowing into protesters with a vehicle, less than one month before the rally. Today we republish an edited version of a third Unicorn Riot report and video about the leaked Discord chat of the Unite the Right organizers.
Screenshot by Twitter account @UR_Ninja.
Two statements and a video by Anonymous hacktivists about the full-scale online war against racist- and fascist websites after Charlottesville and the announcement of the “day to denounce” on August 18.
Screenshot of a picture by The Anon Journal Twitter account.
Unicorn Riot published leaked chats of the far-right groups that descended on Charlottesville last weekend have been leaked to us by an anonymous source. We republish these chats.
Image: Fascist Peter Cvjetanovic on the torch demo in Vharlottesville on August 11.
Shortly after being informed by host GoDaddy that their neo-Nazi website is being taken down, The Daily Stormer suddenly posted an article purporting to come from the hacktivist group Anonymous.
Many racist and fascist websites are offline due to coordinated attacks by anonymous activists and other hackers. The attacks started after Heather Heyer was killed by a fascist terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia (USA).