ANONYMOUS We  are Anonymo us . We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us
Organization and Tactics <ul><li>No central leadership </li></ul><ul><li>No roster of membership </li></ul><ul><li>No memb...
 
Anonymous in Name and Deed <ul><li>Keeping identity hidden is considered key </li></ul><ul><li>This applies to both online...
Anonymous in Name and Deed <ul><li>Preferred mask is Guy Fawkes from the movie ‘V for Vendetta’ </li></ul><ul><li>The key ...
Project Chanology <ul><li>February 10, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>7000 Protestors Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>93 Cities </li><...
 
Westboro Baptist Church <ul><li>Claimed Anonymous stated an intent to attack the church for it’s positions on gays </li></...
 
Further Actions <ul><li>Operations against: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bank of America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sony </li></u...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anonymous Seems Here To Stay <ul><li>Active since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized model allows many simultaneous proj...
 
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Introduction to Anonymous

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This presentation is by a student from "Acting Up - Using Theater & Technology for Social Change," part of the online education program at The School for New Learning. Tom Tresser, instructor - http://www.tresser.com

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Introduction to Anonymous

  1. 1. ANONYMOUS We are Anonymo us . We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us
  2. 2. Organization and Tactics <ul><li>No central leadership </li></ul><ul><li>No roster of membership </li></ul><ul><li>No membership requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone may come and go as they see fit </li></ul><ul><li>No expectation of continuing membership </li></ul><ul><li>Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) </li></ul><ul><li>Physical protests as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Activism from the shadows </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness of free speech issues </li></ul><ul><li>Humor used as a reason and as a method </li></ul>
  3. 4. Anonymous in Name and Deed <ul><li>Keeping identity hidden is considered key </li></ul><ul><li>This applies to both online and offline actions in the name of Anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>Only the individual should be able to reveal their identity, no one should be outed </li></ul>
  4. 5. Anonymous in Name and Deed <ul><li>Preferred mask is Guy Fawkes from the movie ‘V for Vendetta’ </li></ul><ul><li>The key concept of V? People shouldn’t be afraid of their governments, governments should be afraid of their people. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Project Chanology <ul><li>February 10, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>7000 Protestors Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>93 Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Protesting Scientology </li></ul><ul><li>Further protests on 15 March </li></ul><ul><li>No legal action taken </li></ul>
  6. 8. Westboro Baptist Church <ul><li>Claimed Anonymous stated an intent to attack the church for it’s positions on gays </li></ul><ul><li>Westboro responded with attacks on Anonymous in press and other media </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous denied the claim…they ‘had something better to do’ </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous responded… </li></ul>
  7. 10. Further Actions <ul><li>Operations against: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bank of America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PayPal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Military </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All in defense of WikiLeaks </li></ul><ul><li>There have been many operations – almost all regarding free speech: </li></ul>
  8. 18. Anonymous Seems Here To Stay <ul><li>Active since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized model allows many simultaneous projects, all with full ‘staffing’ and support </li></ul><ul><li>There will always be young people with programming skills and a desire for change </li></ul><ul><li>They are indeed legion… </li></ul>

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