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The Canadian Progressive: Anonymous threatens to reveal “real reason” John Baird jumped the Conservatives’ sinking ship

The hacktivist collective Anonymous is threatening to release decrypted text messages revealing the “real reason” former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird abruptly resigned as both a senior government minister and elected MP earlier this year.

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The Canadian Progressive: Anonymous “now privy to many of Stephen Harper’s most cherished secrets”

Anonymous has started releasing high-level documents retrieved from secure Harper government computers as retaliation for the RCMP’s recent murder of a protester in British Columbia.

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Politics and its Discontents: Friend Or Foe?

You decide.

A message from Anonymous to ISIS:

We will hunt you, take down your sites, accounts, emails, and expose you…From now on, no safe place for you online…You will be treated like a virus, and we are the cure…We own the internet…We are Anonymous; we are Legion; we do not forgive, we do not forget, Expect us.

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The Canadian Progressive: Anonymous Targets Montreal Police For Attacking The Homeless

Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has declared war on the Montreal Police after the force bulldozed a homeless shelter in Viger Square.

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The Disaffected Lib: Now They’ve Done It

The rise of the Islamic State, ISIS, has demonstrated how effectively Islamic extremists use social media such as Twitter and Facebook.  Well, they did – past tense.  Now the Charlie Hebdo massacre has earned them an enemy, one they should fear – Anonymous.

The Disaffected Lib: At Least Someone is Pushing Back

The FBI claims that, beginning last December,  Anonymous has waged a campaign hacking U.S. government computers.

The hackers exploited a flaw in Adobe Systems Inc’s software to launch a rash of electronic break-ins that began last December, the FBI said in a memo seen by Reuters, then left “back doors” to return to many of the machines as recently as last month.

As I have read about this I have wondered what to make of it.   Of course hacking into government computers and lifting data is against probably several laws.  That makes it a crime.  (Read more…)

Cowichan Conversations: What If Everyone Wore Harper Masks?

Politics, Re-Spun: Why Do They Want Us To Shut Up?

If we were harmless, the riot cops would stay home.

It’s Friday. It’s been a long week. Like most weeks. We are taught to fit in and obey.

We are told that individuality and the search for social justice will get us in trouble, either by government surveillance or social ostracism.

We speak out, still. We put on our Guy Fawkes masks, or not. We endure trolls online.

But this one’s for you.

If the Occupy Movement were no threat, there wouldn’t have been a massive, coordinated, international effort among the elites, their media and their governments to squash it (Read more…)

The Canadian Progressive: How the RCMP failed Rehtaeh Parsons

(VICE Canada) – Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Nova Scotia, was taken off life support on Sunday after a failed suicide attempt. Her mother believes Rehtaeh tried to take her life because of severe depression, brought on by months of bullying both in person and online. It all started [...]

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The Canadian Progressive: DISGUSTING: Rehtaeh Parsons case: Posters ask community to “support the boys”

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Canada, we’ve a big problem! “Friends, family and supporters of the four boys allegedly involved in the Rehtaeh Parsons case have taken their voice to the streets of Halifax,” the CBC reports. They’re distributing bright, multi-coloured posters urging the community to “speak the truth” and “stay [...]

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BigCityLib Strikes Back: Next Time Someone Chides Anonymous

…for their allegedly reckless approach to the Rehtaeh Parsons case,  remind them how professional news organizations like the NY Post and CNN covered the Boston bombings.  Then tell them to get bent.PS.  Haven’t been writing much lately.  Am in the middle of a move.  Hopefully things will be a bit more active around here come May.

The Canadian Progressive: Rehtaeh Parsons: Top Liberal strategist asked Anonymous to intervene

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: On Friday, hactivist collective Anonymous announced it had a confession from one of the boys who gang-raped Rehtaeh Parsons, the 17-year old Canadian girl who committed suicide last week. Anonymous’ involvement in the case undoubtedly pressured the RCMP, politicians and other authorities to get serious about [...]

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The Canadian Progressive: Rehtaeh Parsons: Anonymous Says It Has Rape Confession

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year old Canadian teen, committed suicide last week after being gang-raped and shamed online. Anonymous says one of the three boys involved in the assault has confessed and is willing to name his alleged accomplices. The hactivist collective issued the following statement on Friday: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [...]

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BigCityLib Strikes Back: Anon Makes Its Case

…and they have handed the evidence over to the police.  One day the press will catch up on this one.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Should Anonymous Identify Rehtaeh Parsons’ Tormentors?

WK ignited a crap storm yesterday when he tasked the hackivist group Anonymous with finding the identity of  four male teens who allegedly assaulted Miss. Parsons. Anon now claims to have done just that.  Furthermore, they have threatened to name names should it become apparent that the Nova Scotia authorities intend to do nothing further in what appears on the face of it to have been a case of gang-rape and subsequent cyber-bullying of the rape victim.

Some writers, like Chris Selley, have suggested that Kinsella and others are engaged in dangerous vigilantism.  I don’t think so.

One thing that (Read more…)

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Canada’s New Democrats condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s Official Opposition has unequivocally condemned the ongoing genocidal violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma. A systematic campaign of violence facilitated by and at times involving state security forces and government officials since June 2012 has displaced more than 125,000 Rohingya and Kaman Muslims in western [...]

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The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Rohingya Muslims in Burma Face Humanitarian Crisis: Human Rights Watch

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Human Rights Watch says the Burmese government’s discriminatory policies are creating a humanitarian crisis that will ultimately result in long-term segregation and statelessness for the Rohingya and Kaman Muslim minorities. The respected New York-based NGO says “an ethnic Arakanese campaign of violence and abuses since June 2012 facilitated by [...]

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The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Anonymous targets genocide in Myanmar (Burma): Operation Rohingya (VIDEO)

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive Greetings Citizens of the World. It is vital the information we are going to share with you is made viral as quickly as possible. The ethnic Rohingya people of Myanmar Burma in Southeast Asia are about to be massacred. Barbarous acts are being carried out by [...]

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The Canadian Progressive: Jeremy Hammond: Aaron Swartz & the Criminalization of Digital Dissent

It is not the “crimes” Aaron (Swartz) may have committed that made him a target of federal prosecution, but his ideas – elaborated in his “Guerrilla Open Access Manifesto” – that the government has found so dangerous. By Jeremy Hammond – #18729-424 | Metropolitan Correctional Center, Feb. 20, 2013: The tragic death of internet freedom fighter READ MORE

The Canadian Progressive: VICTORY: Canadians Killed Harper’s Internet Surveillance Bill C-30

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 12, 2013: Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s Internet surveillance Bill C-30 is dead. The demise of the deceptively christened Protecting Children From Internet Predators Act is a victory for the Internet. For Canadian democracy. For Canadians. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson confirmed it yesterday when he announced that the Conservatives won’t be pursuing the READ MORE

The Canadian Progressive: Oh Canada – Our Bought And Sold Out Land (VIDEO)

Via YouTube: Dan Mathews has done us all a favor, with his educational documentary, as he reveals common misconception in how we deal with banks. Watch and laugh as Dan catches our politicians off guard with some simple questions. These questions are simple, but you’d be surprised who actually has trouble answering. In the end READ MORE

Cowichan Conversations: Anonymous Style Counter-Ads. The REAL BC Liberal Record!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

 

Good morning February. Normally we do not accept ‘Anonymous Comments or Posts’ but this one slipped by the rigid censorship panel. It may be the future as there is plenty to counter, to mock and to ridicule in todays political top down controlled environment.

The REAL BC Liberal Record from Rainlander on Vimeo.

The Canadian Progressive: Operation Last Resort: Anonymous Declares ‘War’ On U.S. Government

Hacktivist collective threatens massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of potentially-damaging secrets. by Guest Blogger | Jan 27, 2013 In response to the death of Internet activist , Reddit programmer and extraordinary hacker, Aaron Swartz, Anonymous has declared “war” on the U.S. government with an operation code-named “Operation Last Resort”. Late Friday the hacktivist collective hacked the United States Sentencing Commission‘s READ MORE

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Anonymous: The Betrayal Of Wikileaks

Last week, the hacktivist collective Anonymous dumped WikiLeaks. Anonymous accuses WikiLeaks’ beleagured founder Julian Assange of turning the whistle-blowing website into a one man “Julian Assange show”. Below is the full text of Anonymous’ statement explaining the divorce: Greetings World – In December of 2010 Anonymous came to the defense of and began supporting the organization WikiLeaks and it’s [...]

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Anonymous Dumps Wikileaks [VIDEO]

Hacktivist collective, Anonymous, has severed ties with long-time ally WikiLeaks. Anonymous announced the divorce via a tweet, and said the Julian Assange-controlled whistle-blowing website had become a one man “Julian Assange show”. The tweet: “The end of an era. We unfollowed @Wikileaks and withdraw our support. It was an awesome idea ruined by Egos. Good Bye.” The timing of [...]