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26-01-2013, 02:28 AM
ussc.gov Hacked by Anonymous
http://ussc.gov United States Sentencing Commission Website

In case you are too late to see what Anonymous did, they replaced the homepage with the youtube video located here


and text of the speech in the video (in case you are unable to view the video?) which I have provided below.

Quote:Citizens of the world,



Anonymous has observed for some time now the trajectory of justice in
the United States with growing concern. We have marked the departure of
this system from the noble ideals in which it was born and enshrined. We
have seen the erosion of due process, the dilution of constitutional
rights, the usurpation of the rightful authority of courts by the
"discretion" of prosecutors. We have seen how the law is wielded less
and less to uphold justice, and more and more to exercise control,
authority and power in the interests of oppression or personal gain.



We have been watching, and waiting.



Two weeks ago today, a line was crossed. Two weeks ago today, Aaron
Swartz was killed. Killed because he faced an impossible choice. Killed
because he was forced into playing a game he could not win -- a twisted
and distorted perversion of justice -- a game where the only winning
move was not to play.



Anonymous immediately convened an emergency council to discuss our
response to this tragedy. After much heavy-hearted discussion, the
decision was upheld to engage the United States Department of Justice
and its associated executive branches in a game of a similar nature, a
game in which the only winning move is not to play.



Last year the Federal Bureau of Investigation revelled in porcine glee
at its successful infiltration of certain elements of Anonymous. This
infiltration was achieved through the use of the *same tactics which
lead to Aaron Swartz' death. It would not have been possible were it not
for the power of federal prosecutors to thoroughly destroy the lives of
any hacktivists they apprehend through the very real threat of highly
disproportionate sentencing.



As a result of the FBI's infiltration and entrapment tactics, several
more of our brethren now face similar disproportionate persecution, the
balance of their lives hanging on the severely skewed scales of a broken
justice system.



We have felt within our hearts a burning rage in reaction to these
events, but we have not allowed ourselves to be drawn into a foolish and
premature response. We have bidden our time, operating in the shadows,
adapting our tactics and honing our abilities. We have allowed the FBI
and its masters in government -- both the puppet and the shadow
government that controls it -- to believe they had struck a crippling
blow to our infrastructure, that they had demoralized us, paralyzed us
with paranoia and fear. We have held our tongue and waited.



With Aaron's death we can wait no longer. The time has come to show the
United States Department of Justice and its affiliates the true meaning
of infiltration. The time has come to give this system a taste of its
own medicine. The time has come for them to feel the helplessness and
fear that comes with being forced into a game where the odds are stacked
against them.



This website was chosen due to the symbolic nature of its purpose -- the
federal sentencing guidelines which enable prosecutors to cheat
citizens of their constitutionally-guaranteed right to a fair trial, by a
jury of their peers -- the federal sentencing guidelines which are in
clear violation of the 8th amendment protection against cruel and
unusual punishments. This website was also chosen due to the nature of
its visitors. It is far from the only government asset we control, and
we have exercised such control for quite some time...



There has been a lot of fuss recently in the technological media
regarding such operations as Red October, the widespread use of
vulnerable browsers and the availability of zero-day exploits for these
browsers and their plugins. None of this comes of course as any surprise
to us, but it is perhaps good that those within the information
security industry are making the extent of these threats more widely
understood.



Still there is nothing quite as educational as a well-conducted demonstration...



Through this websites and various others that will remain unnamed, we
have been conducting our own infiltration. We did not restrict ourselves
like the FBI to one high-profile compromise. We are far more ambitious,
and far more capable. Over the last two weeks we have wound down this
operation, removed all traces of leakware from the compromised systems,
and taken down the injection apparatus used to detect and exploit
vulnerable machines.



We have enough fissile material for multiple warheads. Today we are
launching the first of these. Operation Last Resort has begun...



Warhead - U S - D O J - L E A - 2013 . A E E 256 is primed and armed. It
has been quietly distributed to numerous mirrors over the last few days
and is available for download from this website now. We encourage all
Anonymous to syndicate this file as widely as possible.



The contents are various and we won't ruin the speculation by revealing
them. Suffice it to say, everyone has secrets, and some things are not
meant to be public. At a regular interval commencing today, we will
choose one media outlet and supply them with heavily redacted partial
contents of the file. Any media outlets wishing to be eligible for this
program must include within their reporting a means of secure
communications.



We have not taken this action lightly, nor without consideration of the
possible consequences. Should we be forced to reveal the trigger-key to
this warhead, we understand that there will be collateral damage. We
appreciate that many who work within the justice system believe in those
principles that it has lost, corrupted, or abandoned, that they do not
bear the full responsibility for the damages caused by their occupation.



It is our hope that this warhead need never be detonated.



However, in order for there to be a peaceful resolution to this crisis,
certain things need to happen. There must be reform of outdated and
poorly-envisioned legislation, written to be so broadly applied as to
make a felony crime out of violation of terms of service, creating in
effect vast swathes of crimes, and allowing for selective punishment.
There must be reform of mandatory minimum sentencing. There must be a
return to proportionality of punishment with respect to actual harm
caused, and consideration of motive and mens rea. The inalienable right
to a presumption of innocence and the recourse to trial and possibility
of exoneration must be returned to its sacred status, and not gambled
away by pre-trial bargaining in the face of overwhelming sentences,
unaffordable justice and disfavourable odds. Laws must be upheld
unselectively, and not used as a weapon of government to make examples
of those it deems threatening to its power.



For good reason the statue of lady justice is blindfolded. No more
should her innocence be besmirked, her scales tipped, nor her swordhand
guided. Furthermore there must be a solemn commitment to freedom of the
internet, this last great common space of humanity, and to the common
ownership of information to further the common good.



We make this statement do not expect to be negotiated with; we do not
desire to be negotiated with. We understand that due to the actions we
take we exclude ourselves from the system within which solutions are
found. There are others who serve that purpose, people far more
respectable than us, people whose voices emerge from the light, and not
the shadows. These voices are already making clear the reforms that have
been necessary for some time, and are outright required now.



It is these people that the justice system, the government, and law
enforcement must engage with. Their voices are already ringing strong
with a chorus of determined resolution. We demand only that this chorus
is not ignored. We demand the government does not make the mistake of
hoping that time will dampen its ringing, that they can ride out this
wave of determination, that business as usual can continue after a
sufficient period of lip-service and back-patting.




Not this time. This time there will be change, or there will be chaos...



-Anonymous



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26-01-2013, 08:55 AM
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(26-01-2013 02:28 AM)Dark Light Wrote:  http://ussc.gov United States Sentencing Commission Website

In case you are too late to see what Anonymous did, they replaced the homepage with the youtube video located here


and text of the speech in the video (in case you are unable to view the video?) which I have provided below.

Quote:
Citizens of the world,



Anonymous has observed for some time now the trajectory of justice in
the United States with growing concern. We have marked the departure of
this system from the noble ideals in which it was born and enshrined. We
have seen the erosion of due process, the dilution of constitutional
rights, the usurpation of the rightful authority of courts by the
"discretion" of prosecutors. We have seen how the law is wielded less
and less to uphold justice, and more and more to exercise control,
authority and power in the interests of oppression or personal gain.



We have been watching, and waiting.



Two weeks ago today, a line was crossed. Two weeks ago today, Aaron
Swartz was killed. Killed because he faced an impossible choice. Killed
because he was forced into playing a game he could not win -- a twisted
and distorted perversion of justice -- a game where the only winning
move was not to play.



Anonymous immediately convened an emergency council to discuss our
response to this tragedy. After much heavy-hearted discussion, the
decision was upheld to engage the United States Department of Justice
and its associated executive branches in a game of a similar nature, a
game in which the only winning move is not to play.



Last year the Federal Bureau of Investigation revelled in porcine glee
at its successful infiltration of certain elements of Anonymous. This
infiltration was achieved through the use of the *same tactics which
lead to Aaron Swartz' death. It would not have been possible were it not
for the power of federal prosecutors to thoroughly destroy the lives of
any hacktivists they apprehend through the very real threat of highly
disproportionate sentencing.



As a result of the FBI's infiltration and entrapment tactics, several
more of our brethren now face similar disproportionate persecution, the
balance of their lives hanging on the severely skewed scales of a broken
justice system.



We have felt within our hearts a burning rage in reaction to these
events, but we have not allowed ourselves to be drawn into a foolish and
premature response. We have bidden our time, operating in the shadows,
adapting our tactics and honing our abilities. We have allowed the FBI
and its masters in government -- both the puppet and the shadow
government that controls it -- to believe they had struck a crippling
blow to our infrastructure, that they had demoralized us, paralyzed us
with paranoia and fear. We have held our tongue and waited.



With Aaron's death we can wait no longer. The time has come to show the
United States Department of Justice and its affiliates the true meaning
of infiltration. The time has come to give this system a taste of its
own medicine. The time has come for them to feel the helplessness and
fear that comes with being forced into a game where the odds are stacked
against them.



This website was chosen due to the symbolic nature of its purpose -- the
federal sentencing guidelines which enable prosecutors to cheat
citizens of their constitutionally-guaranteed right to a fair trial, by a
jury of their peers -- the federal sentencing guidelines which are in
clear violation of the 8th amendment protection against cruel and
unusual punishments. This website was also chosen due to the nature of
its visitors. It is far from the only government asset we control, and
we have exercised such control for quite some time...



There has been a lot of fuss recently in the technological media
regarding such operations as Red October, the widespread use of
vulnerable browsers and the availability of zero-day exploits for these
browsers and their plugins. None of this comes of course as any surprise
to us, but it is perhaps good that those within the information
security industry are making the extent of these threats more widely
understood.



Still there is nothing quite as educational as a well-conducted demonstration...



Through this websites and various others that will remain unnamed, we
have been conducting our own infiltration. We did not restrict ourselves
like the FBI to one high-profile compromise. We are far more ambitious,
and far more capable. Over the last two weeks we have wound down this
operation, removed all traces of leakware from the compromised systems,
and taken down the injection apparatus used to detect and exploit
vulnerable machines.



We have enough fissile material for multiple warheads. Today we are
launching the first of these. Operation Last Resort has begun...



Warhead - U S - D O J - L E A - 2013 . A E E 256 is primed and armed. It
has been quietly distributed to numerous mirrors over the last few days
and is available for download from this website now. We encourage all
Anonymous to syndicate this file as widely as possible.



The contents are various and we won't ruin the speculation by revealing
them. Suffice it to say, everyone has secrets, and some things are not
meant to be public. At a regular interval commencing today, we will
choose one media outlet and supply them with heavily redacted partial
contents of the file. Any media outlets wishing to be eligible for this
program must include within their reporting a means of secure
communications.



We have not taken this action lightly, nor without consideration of the
possible consequences. Should we be forced to reveal the trigger-key to
this warhead, we understand that there will be collateral damage. We
appreciate that many who work within the justice system believe in those
principles that it has lost, corrupted, or abandoned, that they do not
bear the full responsibility for the damages caused by their occupation.



It is our hope that this warhead need never be detonated.



However, in order for there to be a peaceful resolution to this crisis,
certain things need to happen. There must be reform of outdated and
poorly-envisioned legislation, written to be so broadly applied as to
make a felony crime out of violation of terms of service, creating in
effect vast swathes of crimes, and allowing for selective punishment.
There must be reform of mandatory minimum sentencing. There must be a
return to proportionality of punishment with respect to actual harm
caused, and consideration of motive and mens rea. The inalienable right
to a presumption of innocence and the recourse to trial and possibility
of exoneration must be returned to its sacred status, and not gambled
away by pre-trial bargaining in the face of overwhelming sentences,
unaffordable justice and disfavourable odds. Laws must be upheld
unselectively, and not used as a weapon of government to make examples
of those it deems threatening to its power.



For good reason the statue of lady justice is blindfolded. No more
should her innocence be besmirked, her scales tipped, nor her swordhand
guided. Furthermore there must be a solemn commitment to freedom of the
internet, this last great common space of humanity, and to the common
ownership of information to further the common good.



We make this statement do not expect to be negotiated with; we do not
desire to be negotiated with. We understand that due to the actions we
take we exclude ourselves from the system within which solutions are
found. There are others who serve that purpose, people far more
respectable than us, people whose voices emerge from the light, and not
the shadows. These voices are already making clear the reforms that have
been necessary for some time, and are outright required now.



It is these people that the justice system, the government, and law
enforcement must engage with. Their voices are already ringing strong
with a chorus of determined resolution. We demand only that this chorus
is not ignored. We demand the government does not make the mistake of
hoping that time will dampen its ringing, that they can ride out this
wave of determination, that business as usual can continue after a
sufficient period of lip-service and back-patting.




Not this time. This time there will be change, or there will be chaos...



-Anonymous




Thoughts?


I don't hold out much hope. They are quite correct, the government is really corrupt. Let us not forget though, we have or at least have been told that we have enemies out there that would love to nuke us. If I recall correctly, one of the goals of our enemies is to cause chaos by detonating a nuke in the atmosphere and let the resulting EMP knock out our electricity and let us destroy ourselves. By allowing or even making it possible for one of our enemies to do this, the government can save face in a few ways.

1.) If our power goes down and electronics get fried, we have no way of getting information except for what we are told. The government (having equipment shielded from EMP) can then bring in generators and provide heat, light, and hot showers.

2.) I am willing to bet that at the very least Anonymous at higher levels probably has generators and computers that are shielded from EMP. What happens if everyone except for people in high levels of either government or anon lose their power and internet all at the same instant? It reveals all of the higher levels of Anonymous at the same moment.

3.) It would also allow them to rebuild the internet the way the want to. All cloud based and easily trackable, since they will make the government the holder of the cloud system that feeds the new internet.

The government would probably do this to preserve their power. As we have seen, the government only cares about money and power. I would not be shocked at all if this happens if the government becomes threatened enough. Let's not forget that in all wars, the winners write history to make themselves look good.
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26-01-2013, 09:18 AM
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Anonymous = Nameless and faceless/undefinable.
War on Terror = Nameless and faceless/undefinable.

For no matter how much I use these symbols, to describe symptoms of my existence.
You are your own emphasis.
So I say nothing.

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26-01-2013, 09:59 AM
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This will certainly be interesting to watch.


I am eager to see what will come of this.

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26-01-2013, 10:45 AM
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some sites will get ddos'd and unencrypted passwords will be published on pirate bay. All big talk no real threat.
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26-01-2013, 10:49 AM
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depends on the skills of those involved, not that anon has many skilled hackers as of late.

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

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26-01-2013, 11:04 AM
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So what exactly is in these "warheads"? FB pwrds?

Scalia.Warhead1
Kennedy.Warhead1
Thomas.Warhead1
Ginsburg.Warhead1
Breyer.Warhead1
Roberts.Warhead1
Alito.Warhead1
Sotomayor.Warhead1
Kagan.Warhead1
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26-01-2013, 02:41 PM
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In response to this question, to the best of my knowledge from studying the site last night as the video was just posted. We believe that these "warhead" files contain sensitive and private information on peoples personal records. We haven't yet found out exactly who and what is all in these files yet as they are all in the process of being decrypted as we speak by the "guru's upstairs" I guess you could say. Anyway, none of the general public like you and I will find this stuff out till it's posted publicly like so. According to the links there and the information in it, it looks to me as if it's 100's of MB - 10's of GB in MD5 data hash encryptions.

Hope this answers some of your questions Grassy Knoll!

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(26-01-2013 11:04 AM)Grassy Knoll Wrote:  So what exactly is in these "warheads"? FB pwrds?

Scalia.Warhead1
Kennedy.Warhead1
Thomas.Warhead1
Ginsburg.Warhead1
Breyer.Warhead1
Roberts.Warhead1
Alito.Warhead1
Sotomayor.Warhead1
Kagan.Warhead1
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(26-01-2013 02:41 PM)Onesock Wrote:  In response to this question, to the best of my knowledge from studying the site last night as the video was just posted. We believe that these "warhead" files contain sensitive and private information on peoples personal records. We haven't yet found out exactly who and what is all in these files yet as they are all in the process of being decrypted as we speak by the "guru's upstairs" I guess you could say. Anyway, none of the general public like you and I will find this stuff out till it's posted publicly like so. According to the links there and the information in it, it looks to me as if it's 100's of MB - 10's of GB in MD5 data hash encryptions.

Hope this answers some of your questions Grassy Knoll!

Source: Computer Technician Wink
(26-01-2013 11:04 AM)Grassy Knoll Wrote:  So what exactly is in these "warheads"? FB pwrds?

Scalia.Warhead1
Kennedy.Warhead1
Thomas.Warhead1
Ginsburg.Warhead1
Breyer.Warhead1
Roberts.Warhead1
Alito.Warhead1
Sotomayor.Warhead1
Kagan.Warhead1

Thumbsup I dunno... I just checked Justice Thomas' FB and his status said quote; "Who else loves chicken & waffles?"



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That's pretty strong encryption. I suspect a very hard nut to crack.
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26-01-2013, 04:13 PM
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"We have marked the departure of
this system from the noble ideals in which it was born and enshrined."


But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is
certain - that it has either authorized such a government as we have
had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to
exist.

- Lysander Spooner
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