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Anonymous targets Greece Ministry of Justice for signing ACTA treaty

By Leeky
Feb 3, 2012
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  1. Anonymous targeted the website of the Greek Justice Ministry this morning as the leaderless group kicked off a day of protests against the financially embattled European country for its decision…

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  2. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,710   +62

    I wonder if my fondness for the movie is for vendetta sways me to like these guys. Iv got no clue what acta is, can someone shed some light?
     
  3. Jesse

    Jesse TechSpot Staff Posts: 369   +40

  4. Mindwraith

    Mindwraith TS Enthusiast Posts: 186

    Greece is on the verge of having the majority of its population jobless and homeless, why on earth would they listen to Anonymous at a time like this? This video is just a minor annoyance compared to everything else their government is dealing with right now.
     
  5. And that's what's amazing - with a country in such shape - they have time to sign ACTA? Don't they have anything more important to deal with? Heh
     
  6. "And that's what's amazing - with a country in such shape - they have time to sign ACTA? Don't they have anything more important to deal with? Heh "

    makes you wonder what all the reasons may be that led to its economic situation. Based on ACTA even having Greece's attention, i think we can both assume corruption is playing some role here... like pretty much everywhere else in the world.
     
  7. "Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made."
    -Otto von Bismarck
     
  8. wcbert

    wcbert TS Rookie Posts: 71

    Talk about kicking a man when he is down. Greece as so many serious problems that this stunt by Anonymous makes Anonymous look childless.
     
  9. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,716

    childish*

    Also you guys need to stop bring irrelevant information into your arguments. Greece's economic situation is unrelated to the issue of them signing the ACTA act and it shouldn't have even been mentioned. If it were relevant wouldn't it make more sense to wonder how Greece is going to get people enforce copyright laws if they're broke?
     
  10. Scott8090

    Scott8090 TS Rookie Posts: 49

    Ha! Your so right. Thinking of a broke government trying to enforce just about anything makes me laugh.
     
  11. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    I actually feel sorry for Greece in this instance. ANON is just being a bully. A Cyberthug if you will. Greece has so many problems that this ANON attack is litteraly the last thing they need. Why is it that ANON likes to kick ppl when they are down? I certainly hope SOMEONE catches these little Cyberdipsticks, and makes an object lesson out of them. Freedom of Speach comes with a price, hope they are willing to pay for their actions. One day their cyberwar is going to cause a death and I really feel sorry for ANON then. I hope they can live with themselves when it happends.
     
     
  12. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 641   +118

    What anon is doing will backfire. Governments aren't just goin to roll over and do what anon says. They will make tougher laws precisely because of groups like anon doing what they are doing. And yes, anon uses Guy Fawkes' image precisely because the movie V for Vendetta romanticized revolutions making them appealing to the masses. But history shows us that revolutions are bloody and long and people die, innocent and guilty alike. Revolutions are the very last resort and nobody who understands them truly wishes for one when there are other possibilities.
     
  13. Anonymous is like a big cry baby, whaaa, I don't get what I want (and what I want is right, no their couldn't be another side to the issue) so I'll kick and scream (steal your information and embarrass you) whaaa.

    Adults, will talk out the issues, protest in peaceful ways that help society. Don't kick a person when they are down. Give and take a little via arguments to reach a consensus and build a better world.
     
  14. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Enthusiast Posts: 239   +54

    Yawn... What else is new? Anon attacks someone they disagree with. Anon is fighting for our freedom -- we are free as long as we do it Anon's way. Hypocrite.
     
  15. Actualy we came to this situation when our polititians signed the IMF loan. The thing is before the elections, our polititians said that they would never sign for the loan. No, Anon attacks will do nothing. We need to find every one of our polititians and break every bone in their body. Media attacks might annoy them a little or not at all. There are hundrends of scandals about our polititians about stealing money and such and no prosecution at all.
     
  16. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Maniac Posts: 950   +22

    The us is $85 trillion in debt and they enforce a lot.
     


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