Meanwhile, Anonymous has posted its intent to protest against Exxon Mobil, ConocoPhillips, Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., Imperial Oil and the Royal Bank of Scotland for their role in extracting petroleum products from tar sands in Alberta, Canada.
In what it calls Operation Green Rights, the group throws its support behind protesters in Montana who view the extraction as an environmental threat. "We will, over the course of the next few days, use the powers we posses to spread news about this scenario and the corporations involved. We are actively seeking leaks to expose the corruption that we all KNOW is beneath this," Anonymous says in a press release on its Web site.
News of the Monsanto attack came about the time when one Anonymous TwitterTwitter account said that July 12 would be the biggest day in Anonymous history, but the Monsanto incident doesn't seem to fit the bill. In the past, for example, the group has taken down MasterCard's Web site and exposed volatile emails stolen from HBGary Federal. Alles zu Twitter auf CIO.de
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