• stel posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    I’m not disagreeing with you — this is certainly part of the problem, that’s what I meant about the issue of organizing around a name that anyone can claim. I guess they could try to expose the real names of people claiming to be Anonymous, but given that there aren’t membership lists or anything this wouldn’t prove much unless the actual…[Read more]

  • stel posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    Agree with all of the above, although it’s worth pointing out that this completely misguided (to put it charitably) Iggy Azalea and Ferguson stuff was not the work of the “real” Anonymous, to the extent that that can be defined. See, for example, http://hackread.com/anonymous-not-leaking-iggy-azaleas-sex-tape/ and…[Read more]

    • Again, that’s part of the problem. Was it Anonymous, or was it Anonymous’ twin brother. Looks just like him.

      I would think, I could be wrong, that they have to capability to expose someone else speaking in their name, instead of just saying “Wasn’t me. Can’t prove it was me.”

      • I’m not disagreeing with you — this is certainly part of the problem, that’s what I meant about the issue of organizing around a name that anyone can claim. I guess they could try to expose the real names of people claiming to be Anonymous, but given that there aren’t membership lists or anything this wouldn’t prove much unless the actual…[Read more]