Posts tagged "anonymous"

The Police Aren’t “Under Siege,” They’re Under Criticism

The shooting of two NYPD officers this weekend was tragic, but to blame it on Black Lives Matter protestors has no basis. The police aren’t “under siege,” they’re under criticism. [Slate] Learn about the Turkish businesswomen who are fighting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s censorship and neglect of domestic violence issues. [The Daily…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 22, 2014

Jian Ghomeshi Has Been Charged With Four Counts Of Sexual Assault

Jian Ghomeshi has been charged and arrested on four counts of sexual assault. [Huffington Post] Mike Brown’s parents have called Darren Wilson’s testimony “crazy.” [Daily Dot] Independent Black-owned businesses are supporting #BlackoutFriday, a campaign for Black Americans to not shop on Black Friday in order to exercise their economic power. [Afrobella]…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 26, 2014

Watch Don Lemon’s 14-Second Apology For His Stupid Rape Advice

Don Lemon gave a 14-second “if you were offended” apology for giving one of Bill Cosby's alleged victims terrible and unsolicited rape prevention advice. pMediaite] Bill Cosby is far from the only scumbag in Hollywood. [The Daily…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 19, 2014

Missouri Has Been Declared A State Of Emergency Prior To Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Decision

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri while awaiting the Ferguson grand jury decision about Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown. [Raw Story] Anonymous is doxxing Ku Klux Klan members who have been threatening violence in Ferguson, Missouri. [Daily Dot] Leslie Feinberg, legendary trans*…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 17, 2014

Brad Pitt To Produce Movie About Steubenville & Hacktivist Group Anonymous

Brad Pitt and his producing team have bought the rights to the Rolling Stone article, "Anonymous Vs. Steubenville," about the online hacktivist group who brought nationwide attention to the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2014

Steubenville Hacker Could Do More Prison Time Than The Rapists

Deric Lostutter, the Anonymous hacker who exposed the Steubenville rape case — in which players on the high school football team sexually assaulted a drunk girl at a party and were protected by their community — is facing hacking-related…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 7, 2013

Anonymous Hacks (Spoofs?) The Westboro Baptist Church’s Facebook Page

Internet hacktivist group Anonymous strikes again! Following the Westboro Baptist Church's announcement that they would protest the funerals of those who died in Monday's Boston Marathon attack, Anonymous seized control of the hate group's Facebook page and made themselves comfortable. Okay, so it's kind of unclear whether this was ever WBC'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2013

Hacktivists Threaten To Release Personal Information Of Football Players Allegedly Involved In Assaulting Drunk Girl

Two weeks ago, The New York Times ran an enormous article about a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, where members of the football team participated in the rape of a drunk girl in August. Images and videos captured the night, when a 15-year-old drunk girl was carried to multiple parties, raped and peed upon. Two…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 26, 2012

Anonymous Hits Westboro For Threat To Protest Newtown

Hackers from Anonymous pounced on the Westboro Baptist Church soon after the extremist group announced plans to picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to praise God for sending the gunman, Mashablereports. The online activists published the emails, phone numbers, and home addresses of Westboro members, taunted the group on Twitter about the hacking, and vowed…
By: Newser / December 17, 2012

Quickies!: Cannot Stop Watching Rachel Zoe Project Previews.

The only that will make the time fly by until The Rachel Zoe Project starts next week is the premiere of 90210 TONIGHT. Anonymous, the anti-Scientology group, is planning on staging a peaceful protest on the opening night of the Katie Holmes-starring play All My Sons. I would like to join their Suppressive Persons club.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 2, 2008