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Hackers plan to out 1,000 KKK members

Hackers plan to out 1,000 KKK members
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It's been almost a year since hacking collective Anonymous began its assault on the Ku Klux Klan. The spat began shortly after the events in Ferguson, Missouri, when Officer Darren Wilson killed Mike Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

During local protests in Missouri, the KKK announced that "lethal force" would be used against protesters. That's when Anonymous sprang into action and began publishing personally identifiable information about KKK members on their very own Twitter page. You can read all the details here.

It looks like this year will be no different on the one year anniversary of #OperationKKK and the protests, as Anonymous announced it will reveal the identities of another 1,000 KKK members. The group will also look to take down social media sites affiliated with the group and these members.

Much like it did last year, Anonymous has already taken over an official KKK Twitter account to make the announcement:

The group also published an official warning on Pastebin:

Originally, we did not attack you for your beliefs as we fight for freedom of speech. We attacked you due to your threats to use lethal force in the Ferguson protests. We took this grudge between us rather seriously. You continue to threaten anons and others. We never said we would only strike once.

According to the IB Times, Anonymous was successful last year, in that several members of the group left after being exposed. Do you think more members will leave after Anonymous attacks this year? Let me know your thoughts by posting in the comments below.

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Source: IB Times
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