ACTA protest day, February 11, 2012

Post edited 2012-02-12: more videos added and the reaction of Minister Verhagen has been given a post of its own, so it has been removed here. Bonus points if you can spot yours truly in any of the videos below. I was at the protest in Amsterdam today and boy, was it ever cold! Still, …

Anonymous explains ACTA

Anonymous explains ACTA in a 6 minute video, clearly pointing out the danger to fundamental human rights, privacy and free speech as we know it. This is a very important time. ACTA must be stopped and it can be stopped at the European Parliament. If they say ‘no’, ACTA is finished. Have you written your …

FBI takes down Megaupload, Anonymous takes down FBI

Yesterday, the FBI took down file hosting service Megaupload.com, for suspected copyright infringement. Why wait for ACTA to become a reality when you can jump the gun, right? Also, this case proves that ACTA is not necessary to act against sites suspected of copyright infringement. Today, it seems Anonymous is up in arms against the …

Anonymous threatens to destroy Facebook (or not?)

In strong words, Anonymous condemns Facebook for its violation of user’s privacy. In addition, the collective announces that on November 5, Facebook will be destroyed. November 5 is Guy Fawkes’ Night in the UK, on which people celebrate the foiling of the gunpowder plot to blow up the House of Lords. The Guy Fawkes’ mask …