Wi-Fi at Guantanamo Bay Shut Down Amid Threat From Anonymous

Hacker group launched "Operation Guantanamo" last week


The American military has turned off its wi-fi service inside the prison at Guantanamo Bay following threats by the hacker collective Anonymous.

Access to social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, from military computers has also been blocked because of the threat.

Anonymous had threatened to "disrupt activities" at the base, in solidarity with the prisoners on hunger strike.

It launched "Operation Guantanamo" on Saturday, 18 May.