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Anonymous targets Koch Industries/Wisconsin governor in #OpWisconsin [Updated]

Posted by on 27/02/2011

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Anonymous is back at it again, this time targeting the Koch Brothers and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for trying to pass a bit of legislation that would remove the public bidding process on publicly owned industries. The clause within the proposed budget plan would also put a stop to unions, allowing the government to save some money, at the expense of workerss basic rights.

Anon has joined the battle by trying to raise as much awareness as possible, and are also asking for submissions of online loopholes and vulnerabilities into the systems and servers related to the Koch brothers and possible Governor Scott Walker himself.

Anonymous hears the voice of the downtrodden American people, whose rights and liberties are being systematically removed one by one, even when their own government refuses to listen or worse – is complicit in these attacks. We are actively seeking vulnerabilities, but in the mean time we are calling for all supporters of true Democracy, and Freedom of The People, to boycott all Koch Industries’ paper products. We welcome unions across the globe to join us in this boycott to show that you will not allow big business to dictate your freedom.

They also posted a list of manufacturers which users should boycott.

US brands:

  • Vanity Fair
  • Quilted Northern
  • Angel Soft
  • Sparkle
  • Brawny
  • Mardi Gras
  • Dixie

Euro based brands

  • Demak’Up
  • Kitten Soft
  • Lotus / Lotus Soft
  • Tenderly
  • Nouvelle Soft
  • Okay Ktchen Towels
  • Colhogar
  • Delica
  • Inversoft
  • Tutto

Like the Westboro incident, Anon’s threats have a solid reputation of being carried out, so it’s more a matter of when a cyber attack will happen than if.

**Update**

It seems Anon has taken action by trying to DDoS a Koch affiliated site called Americans For Prosperity, but the site admins have been much more pro-active by constantly switching their DNS records.

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  • Smith

    is this something to be worried about hacking into my personal computer?

  • Smith

    Can somebody help me figure out what the “Anonymous” group is?

  • https://www.blogtechnical.com Bradley Wint

    Unless you do something silly and immoral, then you should be safe.

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