The Hacker Wars: #Anonymous United, Divided, Arrested

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The Hacker Wars The Hacker Wars

The Hacker Wars, a documentary by Vivien Lesnik Weisman, features Barrett Brown, Joe Fionda/Subverzo, Jeremy Hammond, and essentially everyone who was anyone in the Anonymous hacktivism scene in 2012-2013. It had a limited run in theatres earlier this year and has just been released on all digital platforms including torrents (yes, authorized by the producer herself). This is a special guest review by Kitty Hundal with contributions by Raymond Johansen, Global Pirate Party Activist.

Hanging out on 2600, the Hacker Quarterly Facebook group usually nets people all sorts of interesting information and fun facts. Here’s one: During their Hope X Conference this year, attendees had the opportunity to hear a panel discussion on The Hacker Wars.

You’re probably aware of various Hacktivists who have been arrested in recent years for engaging in civil disobedience by enforcing transparency. This film is their story.

In related news: Another cool hangout…

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About Raymond Johansen

Ray is a writer, columnist, contributor and subeditor for a large number of groups, pages and blogs - with a wide global network. He is the International Coordinator at Pursuance Project and The Pirate Party of Norway. Furthermore he sits on the board of several organisations, including Barrett Brown's Pursuance Project. He is a Human Rights and Privacy Activist, a Hacktivist and is heavily involved in whistleblower support.

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