Anonymous Bounces Back

Hacktivists recovering from existential blow.


A question mark has been hanging over Anonymous ever since March 4, when prominent members of the anti-corporate hacktivist affinity group, were arrested in worldwide raids. Like Occupy, which is struggling to overcome its encampment evictions, Anonymous has been going through an existential moment. With its most skilled hacktivists taken out, will the de-centralized movement be able to pull off the kind of spectacular pro-democracy hacks that inspired so many of us last year?

Today, the shadowy movement has released a new video that is worth watching. Take a peek and try to imagine what lies ahead, both for Occupy and Anonymous at a time when capitalism is in crisis and the future no longer computes …