Hacking Hearts And Minds
Reports indicate that hacking group Lulz Security, commonly known as "Lulzsec," has been betrayed by its leader. 28 year-old New Yorker Hector Xavier Monsegur, known online as "Sabu," has apparently been working with the FBI for months to bring down his own buddies. These efforts have culminated in "a string of arrests" today in the United States, England, and Ireland. Lulzsec was responsible for cyber attacks on Sony Pictures, the CIA, and senate.gov, along with a number of video game-related websites. They are an offshoot of the larger worldwide hacking group Anonymous.
Their logo, which is otherwise known as the feel like a sir Rageface, is ever so delightful on the homepage of the BBC.
Left-wing Polish parliament members don Guy Fawkes masks as an homage to internet vigilante group Anonymous. These members oppose the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, a European treaty that is similar to SOPA. Unfortunately, most members of the European Union signed up for ACTA yesterday, bringing it closer to ratification.