Hacktivist Group Anonymous Targets Australian Parliament

Sometimes it’s difficult to distinquish between pranks, performance art, and hacktivists’ true political statements, and the “Anonymous” group’s latest message creates more of that confusion. In an idealistic and strongly worded video, the group is rallying an attack against the Australian government . They supply a set of DDoS tools to carry out the attack, supposedly to rally action against censorship. At the same time, there seems to be glaring cases of content censorship around the world (often described as internet black holes), much more striking than filtering edge cases of pornographic content.


Today, the Australian Parliament’s web systems are accessible over the web.

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