Anonymous Might Not Be So Anonymous; Member Pleads Guilty To Scientology DoS

from the so-much-for-that-plan dept

While I can sympathize with the concerns that some folks have over Scientology, it did seem like the massive denial of service (DoS) attack against the group put on by "Anonymous" (basically a group of griefers from some online message boards) seemed to go a bit too far (and, yes, I recognize that many griefers think that their whole reason for being is to "go too far"). Now it appears that one of the kids involved in the denial of service attack has been arrested and agreed to plead guilty for the attack, meaning that at least some members of "Anonymous" aren't quite as anonymous as they believed. In the end, the whole thing seems to have done nothing much. It was a nuisance for Scientology, but allowed the group to portray itself as a victim, and certainly didn't do much of anything to slow the organization down.

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    Big Mook (profile), 20 Oct 2008 @ 7:41am

    Re: Who's the Real Evil One?

    @Motown,

    You're also forgetting that your Hitler analogy is best turned back around on $cientology itself. ElWrong Hubtard was a Hitler wannabe of the Nth magnitude. The system of $cientology, if allowed to actually propagate widely, would make Hitler's ideas pale in comparison.

    Jehovah's Witnesses are a nuisance and I've had to turn them away from my house many times, but they don't make a habit of killing anyone's pets, or hiring private investigators to stalk protestors, or using the civil courts to sue anyone who would question their nefarious organization.

    The organization that is $cientology is evil and should be dismantled. As another poster stated, if you want to believe you're infested with space cooties and spend countless hours and dollars to remove them, have at it. Where I depart from that thinking, however, is that the evil cult of greed has to sufficiently brainwash and indoctrinate people to the point that they'll swallow that garbage, so IMO, the beliefs are also at fault and should be eradicated.

    Hail Xenu (and Seth)!

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