Anonymous defends hacking activity

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it breaks laws, but only for the greater good.

    Anonymous, or Anon, is a movement made up of a number of nameless internet activists from around the world.

    For many, the 'hacktivist' group has become the face of the new cyber-war against oppressive governments and all-powerful corporates. Others say the group's actions are reckless.

    Describing itself as "the freedom of speech, the freedom of information and the freedom of expression taken to a logical extreme," Anon says it breaks laws, but only for the greater good.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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