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5 things that tell you “Legion” hackers are yet another BJP front

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So a few days ago,anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and made profane tweets from it. Anonymous legion hackers then compromised the official Congress handle and other accounts, all of them with official inc.in email IDs. Yesterday, the anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Barkha Dutt’s Twitter account followed by Ravish Kumar’s. The …

Anonymous leak of Tamil Nadu police data

Writing this post specifically, because I am normally a vocal supporter of Anonymous and their efforts in freeing the internet. This is one action I do not support. A few days ago, I retweeted a link to a leak of police data by Anonymous. I should have checked the file first. Contrary to my expectation …

An open letter to Anonymous – Operation India

Photo from protest group at Jaipur

Dear Anonymous, Congratulations on your first successful protests in India, and what a way to begin – a dozen cities at the same time! June 9 happened and Internet Freedom Activists protested in several cities of India.Astonishingly, the call sent out by Anonymous India survived the considerable propaganda machine and made it to the real …

Anonymous calls for protests on the ground on 9th June 2012

Greetings People of India Anonymous for the past many weeks had been protesting against the attack by governments and corporations on the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed to to every Indian citizen by the Constitution of india. The protest began when the Indian ISPs began blocking file sharing sites and other websites under the order of the madras high …