As I sit here, in Vermont, it’s about an hour and a half away from the 5th of November. For those who do not know, November 5th is Guy Fawkes day, originally meant to commemorate the foiling of an early 17th century plot to assassinate the king. In modern times however, being cast into the light via the comic and move V for Vendetta, it has become more of a rallying cry for protest and activism.
This November 5th looks to be particularly interesting as the “hacktivist” group known as Anonymous has issued public declarations that they will target several websites including Fox News, Bank of America, and Facebook. It’s worth noting, however, that there is a degree of uncertainty as to whether the “attack” on Facebook will occur and if it does, how many member will be participating.
Fox News and Bank of America being targeted by Anonymous, while still important and interesting, pails…
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