Anonymous "Operation Last Resort" Takes Down U.S. Sentencing Site
Anonymous has hacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission in retaliation for the suicide of Aaron Swartz and in protest of the overly harsh federal sentencing guidelines and policies of the Department of Justice, particularly for hactivists. More here.
From the video: They have been plotting and holding their tongue, but with the death of Aaron, they will wait no longer. They have decided to give the Justice Department a taste of its own medicine and show it the true meaning of infiltration. It wants legislative change and a return to proportionality in sentencing. Today is just the beginning. [More...]
Anonymous is not seeking negotiation. They know they are outside the system. But others are not and Anonymous wants Congress to work with those who are trying to reform the system from within.
Anonymous says the Government cannot ride out this wave. This time there will be change or there will be chaos.
This is a fascinating video. The description of the flaws in the federal sentencing system and the overreach of federal prosecutors is a must to listen to. A transcript is here.
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