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.

Filed Under: anonymous, denial of service, dos, scientology

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    Bill, 20 Oct 2008 @ 9:26am

    Church of Scientology != Scientology

    The belief system of Scientology may be good or bad, but what someone believes is none of anyone's business.

    The Church of Scientology is a corrupt, evil, criminal organization, led by David Miscavige, who committed perjury, abuses his staff, runs pseudo-prison camps and worse. Google "Scientology crimes" and "David Miscavige".

    Anonymous and Scientology critics are opposed to the Church of Scientology as a criminal organization, and want all those who are breaking the law to be brought to justice.

    Those who practice Scientology outside of the Church of Scientology are not and have never been attacked. The protests have nothing to do with the belief system. Please do not forward this anti-religious bigotry. The protests are not against ANY religion only about a corrupt organization and the criminals in charge.

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