Anonymous: (Not only) Digital activism in Wales

A good basic introduction to Anonymous and hacktivism generally, through the lens of OpSafeWinter.

SubCULTures

They are nameless, faceless, they can be everywhere, they can be anyone. Anonymous are nurses, fire fighters, taxi drivers, bin men, road sweepers, doctors. Maybe Anonymous is the woman next door, your hairdresser, or the guy sat in front of you in the bus. They are more than 2 million people strong. They are legion.

Anonymous

His alias is Jay Dontcare, he is one of the members of the Welsh Anonymous group. His name must remain out of the public domain for obvious reasons.
Behind the mask a friendly 34-year-old man, born and bred in Cardiff, who works as a self-employed designer and builder. Jay has recently left his partner and moved into a small flat alone, he has two children which loves very much. The eldest is 15, she knows his involvement with Anonymous and is very supportive; his son is 2, he has his own mask. Jay…

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