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Anonymous Threatens To Leak Sensitive Records If The Feds Don't Reform An Anti-Hacking Law

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Hactivist group Anonymous has hacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission in the name of Aaron Swartz, threatening to leak sensitive government documents if the feds don't reform the justice system, CNET reports. The collective posted a manifesto regarding "Operation Last Resort," along with a set of encrypted files...
Anonymous Threatens To Leak Sensitive Records If The Feds Don't Reform An Anti-Hacking Law

Woman Prosecuted For Filming Slaughterhouse From The Road In Utah; Public Backlash Leads To Quick Reversal

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We've written a few times now about so-called ag gag laws that have been pushed by lobbyists for the farm industry for years now. The bills are pretty ridiculous, often making it illegal to videotape or photograph an agricultural operation. While many people talked about how ridiculous the prosecutions would...
Woman Prosecuted For Filming Slaughterhouse From The Road In Utah; Public Backlash Leads To Quick Reversal

Hacker collective Anonymous hits US government site

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Hackers working under the name of the Anonymous hacktivist collective hit a U.S. government website on Saturday, replacing its home page with a 1,340 word text detailing its frustrations with the way the American legal system works and a threat to release "secrets" gathered from U.S. government websites. The...
Hacker collective Anonymous hits US government site

U.S. Cyber Command To Recruit 4,000 new Cyber Soldiers

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Over the next few years the U.S. Cyber Command, an army of 900 military personnel and civilians who monitor and defend against cyber attacks, is set to grow by 4,000 cyber soldiers. The command will expand its role in national defense by becoming a new kind of fighting force, one...
U.S. Cyber Command To Recruit 4,000 new Cyber Soldiers

US Sentencing Commission site down, Anonymous claims responsibility

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Early Saturday morning, members of Anonymous claimed to have brought down ussc.gov, the website for the United Stated Sentencing Commission, an independent arm of the federal judicial branch responsible for setting sentencing guidelines. ZDNet reports that the site was replaced with a message from Anonymous citing the death of...
US Sentencing Commission site down, Anonymous claims responsibility

Anonymous Hacks US Sentencing Commission Website, Grabs Sensitive Files And Demands Legal Reform

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The discussion begun by Aaron Swartz's suicide continues, prompting activity all around the internet. Overzealous prosecution of an outdated law, coupled with this tragedy, has led to hackathons, proposed legislation and criticism of the methods employed by Carmen Ortiz. This past weekend, Anonymous added its two-cents worth in its own...
Anonymous Hacks US Sentencing Commission Website, Grabs Sensitive Files And Demands Legal Reform
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