Legal heat intensifies for (not so) Anonymous WikiLeaks supporters.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/12/BGPl1c.jpg[/newsimage]When Operation Payback adopted WikiLeaks as its own cause last week and began launching DDoS attacks against any organization that had cut off their support to the “new media non-profit organization” or its spokesperson, Julian Assange, support began to grow quickly. Tens of thousands of people per day were, and still are, joining in on the ranks of Anonymous “hactivism” by downloading and using the group’s recommended Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) software. At the same time, however, authorities began apprehending their first suspects in connection with Operation Payback’s activities, and reports are now surfacing about legal investigations into Anonymous developing in several countries worldwide.
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