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Anonymous Activist Who Championed Rape Victim Raided by Police

The Anonymous campaign helped lead to the conviction of the assailants

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The furor surrounding the Steubenville, Ohio rape case was sparked in large part by the raucous entrance of the hacktivist collective Anonymous into the story. Anonymous members organized digital and real-life protests and leaked information about the case, occasionally going beyond the law in their efforts to raise awareness and avenge the victim.

Gawker has learned the leader of that campaign was raided by the FBI in April in connection to a hacking and identity theft investigation sparked by Anonymous' Steubenville campaign. Now, he is revealing his identity, in anticipation of being targeted in the investigation.

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  2. “Anonymous members organized digital and real-life protests and leaked information about the case, occasionally going beyond the law in their efforts to raise awareness and avenge the victim.”

    And if this were one of the multiple victims of rape/sexual assault from last year’s OWS rallies, they’d be doing somersaults through hoops on burning coals to cover it up and slander the victim, just like they did last year.

    Fuck Anonymous right in their stupid, bastardized Guy Fawkes masks.

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