Tag Archives: We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists

The Semi-Fall(?) and Future of Anonymous

Just finished reading a fascinating article by Quinn Norton, writing for Threat Level. It tells the tale of Hector Xavier Monsegur, known to Anonymous as Sabu. He was arrested by the FBI and then used to gather information on his colleagues in the hacker community. The article provide a pretty thorough history of Anonymous. And I found […]

Civil Disobedience Meets the Internet: Activism in the Digital Age

I just returned from a forum sponsored by KPCC at the Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena. It featured Manuel Criollo of the Labor/ Community Strategy Center, Greg Housh who is formerly of Anonymous, and filmmaker Brian Knappenberger who is writer and director of “We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists.” The event started as […]