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Anonymous squashes Westboro plan to picket Aaron Swartz funeral

The infamous "church" failed to carry through on its protest of the funeral yesterday following a call to action by Anonymous.

By January 16, 2013

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Hackers target Westboro Baptist Church after Newtown threat

After church leaders announce plans to protest at site of school massacre, Anonymous posts the personal information for dozens of members of the extremist group, including names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers.

By December 16, 2012

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Church leader tweets picket of Jobs' funeral--via iPhone

A leader of the Westboro Baptist Church believes that Steve Jobs "gave no glory to God and taught sin." However, she tweets her call for a picket of Jobs' funeral on her iPhone.

By October 6, 2011

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Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014

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Twitter temporarily turns out the lights on Anonymous account

After the hacker group allegedly posted a photo of an individual's private information, its Twitter account goes dark and then is later restored.

By December 19, 2012

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Google really does Scroogle, regulator says

A UK regulator approves a Microsoft ad that claims Google scans every word of your e-mails, while Redmond only scans them for viruses and spam.

By March 27, 2014

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White House raises petition signature threshold to 100K

We the People platform quadruples the number of signatures required on petitions before they merit the Obama Administration's attention.

By January 15, 2013

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Anonymous: 'Expect us 2013'

The hacking group issues a statement boasting of its cyberattacks against the U.S., Syrian, and Israeli governments in 2012, while warning people to continue to expect this type of activity.

By January 1, 2013

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Chubby Checker in twist over app that checked, um...

HP's Palm WebOS platform enjoyed an app that guessed a man's, er, manliness based on shoe size. '50s pop star Chubby Checker was so amused he's suing HP.

By February 14, 2013

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In Swartz protest, Anon hacks U.S. site, threatens leaks

Saying "a line was crossed" with the treatment of tech activist Aaron Swartz, the group hacks a government site related to the justice system and distributes encrypted files it says it will decrypt unless demands are met.

By January 26, 2013