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Anonymous takes over Judicial website to avenge Aaron Swartz

From ASSOCIATED PRESS
Last Updated: 2:28 PM, January 26, 2013
Posted: 10:07 AM, January 26, 2013

WASHINGTON — The hacker-activist group Anonymous says it hijacked the Web site of the US Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide. The FBI is investigating.

The Web site of the commission, an independent agency of the judicial branch, was taken over early Saturday and replaced with a message warning that when Swartz killed himself two weeks ago "a line was crossed."

The hackers say they've infiltrated several government computer systems and copied secret information that they now threaten to make public.

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Dear Mr Mc Feely (really?)

are you also concerned when the Government gains illegal access to a citizens private information...or is this a one way door?

While They're At It

...they should check out the database of the Newtown CT Police Dept.