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Anonymous Who? Exactly.

By Karl Klockars in News on Jul 25, 2008 6:00PM

anonymousflyer072508%282%29.jpgThey speak in "lolcats" terminology. They use terms like "lulz" and "epic win." They claim that members who have been found out have had their pets killed. They wear "V for Vendetta" Guy Fawkes masks. They are Anonymous, and they're gathering in Millennium Park this weekend for a gathering that's one part protest, one part flash mob, two parts performance art. Who are they really? Who knows. That's the point.

Anonymous will be out tomorrow flyering the general populace about their take on Scientology - that it's a cult which demands tremendous amounts of money to participate in the "religion," that they have killed members and harmed others, that they defraud members and engage in thought control. Scientologists say that Anonymous are hackers, vandals, liars, experts at disinformation and an all around bunch of jerks. The
Tribune today has a report with some non-anonymous Anonymous, but for more protest info from the anon-Anonymous-ites, follow the following links:

July 26 Protest

Rules of conduct from previous protest

Chicago Says No