frontpage - 1:21 pm on Dec 9, 2010 (gmt 0)
Who is Anonymous?
Anonymous was born out of the influential internet messageboard 4chan, a forum popular with hackers and gamers, in 2003. The group's name is a tribute to 4chan's early days, when any posting to its forums where no name was given was ascribed to "Anonymous". But the ephemeral group, which picks up causes "whenever it feels like it", has now "gone beyond 4Chan into something bigger", its spokesman said.
Political pressure of Facebook to remove Wikileaks? Again no.
In an interview Wednesday morning, Joe Sullivan, Facebook’s chief security officer, addressed WikiLeaks’s own presence on the site. He said the company had not received any official requests to disable pages or accounts associated with the WikiLeaks organization.
By going so high profile, I wonder how long 4chan will last once law enforcement world wide starts investigating the damage caused by these attacks?