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 @ 11:26am

    We are not one

    I understand how it seems, whenever someone mentions Scientology or Anonymous, it gets pretty wild, but we are not all one.

    I'm not anyone else, so whatever THEY said is not in the "same breath" as what I said. I guess it may seem like this beast that snarls and barks and contradicts itself, but I'm just me -- I'm not part of Anonymous and I do not necessarily agree with anything anyone else has said here.

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