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AC = Domestic Terrorists? 519

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the you-can't-make-this-up dept.
Miang writes "A video from a recent FOX 11 (Los Angeles) newscast has surfaced on YouTube. In the segment, reporter Phil Shuman investigates so-called "Hacker Gangs" comprised entirely of anonymous users. The segment, which focuses mainly on users at 4chan, 7chan, and 420chan, seems to confuse /b/ raids and motivational poster templates with a genuine threat to the American public. For added FUD, the FOX team inserted an unrelated video of a van blowing up — twice! Presumably, one is intended to equate anonymous posting with domestic terror. The story and video can be found on the local FOX website, so it does not appear to be simply a clever parody." Cringe as you watch this video explain terms like 'LULZ' and show inspirational poster parodies as evidence of the evils of this terrifying "Group".
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  • by Aladrin (926209) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:32AM (#20022109)
    "so-called 'hacker gangs'"

    They're only called that because you just called them that! Jeeez. There are roving gangs of hackers, lurking the backstreets of the 'net looking for sites to spray their graffiti on.
    • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

      by KoldKompress (1034414)
      But that's the only way we can get "Truly Epic Lulz"!
    • Conservative Fear (Score:3, Insightful)

      by Anonymous Coward
      As we've had to see for the past seven+ years, there is absolutely NOTHING which conservatives don't live in terror of.

      It's little wonder groups like Al Qaeda are outmaneuvering Bush and the other conservatives: the Bushites are so fearful, they only know what they can see from their "undisclosed location". Conservative = coward.

      Cowardservatives!
      • Re:Conservative Fear (Score:4, Interesting)

        by Chmcginn (201645) * on Saturday July 28, 2007 @09:19AM (#20022865) Journal
        I agree... as long as you preface all "conseratives" in the previous post with "neo-".
      • As we've had to see for the past seven+ years, there is absolutely NOTHING which conservatives don't live in terror of.

        It's little wonder groups like Al Qaeda are outmaneuvering Bush and the other conservatives: the Bushites are so fearful, they only know what they can see from their "undisclosed location". Conservative = coward.

        Cowardservatives!

        "there is absolutely NOTHING which conservatives don't live in terror of" you say? Hmmm, I consider myself to be somewhat conservative, and yet there are quite a few things that I don't live in terror of. For instance, I'm not at all scared of bunny rabbits. Well, perhaps if I met the bunny rabbit that was featured in the absolutely terrifying documentary "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", I might be scared, but I certainly hold no fear of your average garden-variety bunny rabbit.

        Oh, yeah, plush Cthulhu toys. They don't scare me. Well, as long as they're not the plush Cthulhu slippers of course, but that goes without saying.

        Kiwi fruit. Sure, they scare me, but I think that "terror" is pushing it a bit far. I might cross the street to avoid one, but I've never yet run screaming from a Kiwi fruit.

        In conclusion, I would like to state that your characterization of conservatives as being terrified of absolutely everything is not only inaccurate, but comes close to li . . . libe . . . written slander. Sorry, I've always been terrified of that word.

        • by dgbrownnt (1012901) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @04:08PM (#20026183) Homepage
          It's really a shame.

          First off, you have a news station who adds a bit too much drama to their report, making it bigger than it should be. In turn, when this hits the web, it becomes a lambasting of the people who were victimized here.

          Yes, these aren't 'hackers on steroids' or anything. The report is just talking about groups of malicious internet users -- I'm sure many of them have no skills and are at best script kiddies. The point is that there are people running around harassing people. Your typical slashdotter may feel the need to make fun of the mom that found a need to get a security system and a dog, but that's EXACTLY the kind of reaction most of our parents would have if confronted with calls of death threats, posting of family members pictures and addresses online, and notices for people to do bad stuff to them.

          What you have are groups of people who do have fun being assholes to the rest of the internet. Terrorists, no. But it is a problem, none-the-less. So go ahead and laugh at the people that these assholes victimize. I, for one, don't think it's funny.
          • Re:Conservative Fear (Score:4, Interesting)

            by Genda (560240) <(mariet) (at) (got.net)> on Saturday July 28, 2007 @06:59PM (#20027465) Journal

            I sympathize with your compassion for anyone who is the victim of malicious mischief. I was quietly sitting in my dining room, next to a window, when a BB shot by some young punk broke the window and left a nasty welt on my arm. That said, I wouldn't call the FBI, and I don't think a couple years in Gitmo, are required (though the mental image does have certain appeal) as appropriate punishment for said miscreant(s).

            The point here isn't the victims. It's not even the perpetrators... there have been pimply faced, antisocial, teenagers all the way back when young Ogg climbed up a tree and dropped a prehistoric rotten egg on Mrs. Umars head then promptly fell out of that tree laughing his furry protohuman butt off.

            There's this E-V-O-L-U-T-I-O-N thing going on, and we're supposed to be rising to higher levels of intelligence and social functionality... the FOX NEWS folks (and there fearmongering minions) would have us devolving back into stupid brutes who club one another insensible at the slightest provocation. Kids are stupid... they do stupid things... don't any of your remember the stupid things you did in the throws of puberty? It's truly the human condition. Guide them if you can, talk to them because you must, spank them if you absolutely have to, but let's not cure adolescent inanity with the threat of thermonuclear deterent. The punishment cetainly doesn't fit the crime, and god knows once the hormones subside, and the frontal lobes develop a little more, most of these young jerks will mature into perfectly descent human beings. We just need to focus a little more on what's of real importance in the world and stop knee jerking at the sound of ever "BOO" emanation from the desk of FOX NEWS, because if you knee jerk long enough, all you're doing is Goose Stepping...

      • by PMBjornerud (947233)

        As we've had to see for the past seven+ years, there is absolutely NOTHING which conservatives don't live in terror of.

        I'm more worried about the connecting "anonymity" with "terrorism". Anonymity causes people to be jerks, but it's also great for free speech.

        Cue suggestions to track people by name and number online, to prevent this kind of terrorism. The police state and crackdown on piracy fits lovingly well together.

        Yes, that's a bit on the paranoid side. I'm bored.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:34AM (#20022117)
    How dare you, Slashdot, call us - Anonymous, a COWARD?!
  • by Chmcginn (201645) * on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:34AM (#20022119) Journal
    The fact that it's a Fox affiliate isn't relevant, really. I've seen plenty of stories on local ABC, CBS, or NBC stations that were just as cringe-worthy. Even as computers have become more popular, people who really like (and understand) computers haven't.
    • Even as computers have become more popular, people who really like (and understand) computers haven't.
      Sounds like somebody couldn't get a date for the prom!
      • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

        by TubeSteak (669689)

        Sounds like somebody couldn't get a date for the prom!
        Impossible.
        Anonymous always delivers.
    • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

      by goodmanj (234846)

      The fact that it's a Fox affiliate isn't relevant, really
      Sure it is. Whether the submitter had a "Fox News Sucks" agenda or not, you need to call institutions out by name when they're acting like morons. ABC, NBC, or Fox, they deserve to have their name in blink tags over this one.
      • by Chmcginn (201645) *
        You should point out that the station has some unprofessional, lazy-assed reporters, that's true. But faulting Rupert Murdoch for this is the equivalent of stopping eating at any Wendy's after that finger tip in the chili incident.
        • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

          by MrNaz (730548)
          Your line of argument doesn't seem to stop everyone else here holding Bill Gates personally responsible for every single Windows flaw.
    • But if you say FOX enough times in your article submission, people will start to think it's relevant. And really, that's all that's important when you're trying to make someone look bad for someone else's shoddy workmanship, right?

      • by Chmcginn (201645) *
        But pulling something like this (blaming the network for an affiliate's messup) just gives more ammo to the defenders of Fox. The network does enough idiotic things on its own, you don't need to manufacture new evidence of their cluelessness & bias.
  • I ... (Score:5, Funny)

    by LordKaT (619540) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:34AM (#20022121) Homepage Journal
    I ... wha ... ha ... za ... fuh?

    Either the words don't exist to describe just how stupid these people are, or I'm too stupid to describe how stupid they are.

    And the FOX reporters are worse!
  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:36AM (#20022131)
    I'm serious, you all step back, or i'll blow this place SKY HIGH!
    • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:02AM (#20022313)
      Alex: Hi is this Fox News? I have a story for you. It's about this website full of evil people harrassing me!

      Fox reporter: How did you get this number? Get lost kid we have a war on terror to report on.

      Alex: But... butbutbut... They ARE terrorists! They... they.. they once threatened to destroy stadiums with carbombs!

      Fox reporter: Hmm I guess we can stretch this enough to make it Fox-worthy. Jackson, get my coat - we may have to blow up a minivan for dramatic footage just to be sure.
  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:37AM (#20022139)
    They did it for the LULZ!
  • .... you don't get any karma. :(
  • by LackThereof (916566) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:38AM (#20022159)
    Apparently, the ability to phish myspace passwords from clueless users earns you the title of "Hackers on Steroids" now. OMGWTFHAX!
  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:41AM (#20022169)
    It is the same solution that will always work: Make a law forbidding anonymous posts. Make anonymous posting on the internets a felony and not an offense, so that only criminals will be posting anonymously.

    Death to all those fanatics!!!! And yes, i will post anonymously.
  • by Umuri (897961) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:41AM (#20022171)
    I actually have some sympathy for the reporters involved in this, because they have no clue what they're getting themselves in to.

    Anonymous is what happens when you give people the ability to act without reprecussions, a good portion of the world turns into total a**holes. And they will surely retaliate, for two reasons. The first being the justification that "oh, we're called domestic terrorists, we better at least do something worth that name now".
    The second being the justification "Umm, no. You totally misunderstand what we do here. We're just normal internet stupidity. want a sample? How about everyone in your company? We can do a mass raid if you want"

    The second already is happening in droves, if you'll notice their forums.

    Now, that said, the people i DON'T feel pity for are the "victims".
    The male victim, who fails at trying to be anonymous, now has his name, and his story, all over all of the *chans. All he's doing is trying to get revenge because anonymous wouldn't raid his stupid girlfriend and that they told him he was being a moron. He spends most of his time actively trying to spread dirt on the *chans, including warning potential raid targets, making up lies about what raids actually are.

    As for the female victim, her story is similarly stupid, but as I do not know the entire thing with all facts for certain, i will refrain from final judgement and spreading rumors.

    But for most raid "victims" in general, their main flaw was that they posted too much personal information online, and made a point of either harassing others, who happened to be anonymous, or whining to anonymous for favors.

    I am not anonymous, but it pays to know about them.
    • by skrolle2 (844387) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:52AM (#20022235)
      If there's anything else the victims have in common is that they take themselves way too seriously.

      The internet is a wonderful place, everyone can get their 15 minutes of fame, and more. However, it might not be the fame they want, and trying to control it is absolutely futile. Maybe posting some sob story on your livejournal that everyone on the internet can read isn't such a good idea, maybe posting too much skin on your myspace is a bad idea too. It's as if people forget why it's a good idea to protect your privacy when they go on the internet, and some of these people get burnt by it. I hope they learn something at least.
    • by Chmcginn (201645) * on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:54AM (#20022253) Journal

      actually have some sympathy for the reporters involved in this, because they have no clue what they're getting themselves in to.
      If reporters don't take the time to properly educate themselves on something before reporting on it, they're not doing their job, plain and simple. I don't have any sympathy for them - mainly because plenty of grandma & grandpa types who've never even heard of 4chan before that report now think their house will get firebombed if they post to the wrong message board.
      • by kv9 (697238) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:56AM (#20022677) Homepage

        mainly because plenty of grandma & grandpa types who've never even heard of 4chan before that report now think their house will get firebombed if they post to the wrong message board.
        or at least get your minivan blown up.
        • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

          by jamstar7 (694492)

          mainly because plenty of grandma & grandpa types who've never even heard of 4chan before that report now think their house will get firebombed if they post to the wrong message board.

          or at least get your minivan blown up.

          Fooled you!!! I don't HAVE a minivan!!!!!!!!!

    • by oohshiny (998054) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:56AM (#20022271)
      Anonymous is what happens when you give people the ability to act without reprecussions,

      And "reporter" is what happens when you have sunk so low that it doesn't matter anymore what you say as long as it's controversial.

      No matter how anonymity may be abused, it's an essential part of a functioning democracy and free society, because if you don't have it, the only people participating in discussions are those with nothing to lose.
    • by notnAP (846325) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:33AM (#20022499)
      what happens when you give people the ability to act without reprecussions, a good portion of the world turns into total a**holes.


      Are you referring to the hackers, the reporters, or FOX?

  • by Virak (897071) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:43AM (#20022181) Homepage
    Two completely different people. Anonymous Coward is a normal Slashdot user who merely has perpetually bad karma. Anonymous is, as the video states, an "Internet hate machine". He is the very personification of the deepest, darkest desires of the Internet. Which, of course, means he spends half of his time masturbating to strange pornography, the other half attacking easily-angered idiots for his personal amusement, and the other other half debating Bush, pedophilia, and quantum mechanics.
  • by rdwald (831442) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @07:44AM (#20022189)
    Well, 4chan did let us all read Harry Potter 7 five days early...and the video does equate spoiling popular fantasy books with domestic terrorism...so I guess they are terrorists!
    • I liked how they actually bleeped out the Harry Potter spoiler. It's not like the FCC could fine them for that. Or could they? :P
  • Errrr, oh shit everyone knows this already. Maybe I should slip back into my coma.
  • I am neither a number or a named individual. Fear my anonymity. f0x 4r3 10s3rs ;)
  • (Not the YouTube posting date, but the creation date). *Sigh*
    • by pimpimpim (811140)
      I get what you mean. I also have the feeling, as things as absurd as this seem to come up ever more frequently, that reality has become mixed with a heap of April Fools jokes. Unfortunately without the joke part, instead unhealthy more of the fools part.
  • by iminplaya (723125) <iminplaya.gmail@com> on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:00AM (#20022305) Journal
    right here on Slashdot who feel the same way. "I ignore ACs" "I don't respond to ACs" "I mod ACs to -6". I think it's sick. Those people are closed minded so-n-sos. Well, all you ACs out there, I DO respond if the comment is worth responding to. I don't care where it comes from. I derive value from the comment itself, not necessarily the author. Don't let anybody shut you down. Use whatever abilities you have to be heard.
    • by joto (134244) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:25AM (#20022455)

      We are all more or less anonymous here on slashdot. Very few people know who hides behind a username. The problem with ACs isn't their anonymity, it's their lack of identity. It's the same thing people are discussing about certain muslim women covering their face. Not only are they anonymous (most everyone in a big city is, even if they tell you their name (which could be fake)), but they also lack an identity. If you met her later, you wouldn't be able to tell if it was the same woman, or somebody else. This makes people feel uneasy about talking to such a person, even if she is a nice religious woman, and not a bank-robber (although bank-robbers have been known to use burkas as well).

      It is no doubt that anonymity, and certainly, lack of identity, leads to antisocial behaviour. If people are to be held responsible for their actions, they need to be recognized by the people around them. That's why every discussion group on the Internet is full of people behaving antisocially, from flamers to trolls to crackpots, most of those people would have shut their mouth if it wasn't for the fact that they are anonymous. People who also choose to lack an identity (such as AC) are usually even worse, and seldom worth listening to.

      There is nothing wrong about being scared of anonymity. What is funny about the Fox 11 coverage isn't that they claim anonymous Internet users can behave badly. What is funny is that they compare this to actual real-world terrorism, which, to take it mildly, is quite a different matter.

      • Re: (Score:2, Insightful)

        by iminplaya (723125)
        Well, this is FOX we're talking about here. It's all about ratings. And FUD, like lesbians = ratings. Personally, I'd rather see more lesbians.
    • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

      by AusIV (950840)
      I generally ignore ACs, because often the ACs are complete trolls. If they happen to get modded up into the range of posts that are viewable to me, I read them and sometimes respond.

      But ACs aren't the extent of anonymity on Slashdot. You go by the nickname iminplaya. I assume that's not your real name. All I know about you is that you have 6,309 posts on slashdot, I can easily find the last 24 if I'd like, and somehow after 6,309 posts you've managed to avoid getting a karma bonus.

      The same is pretty much

  • simply wow (Score:4, Insightful)

    by gEvil (beta) (945888) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:04AM (#20022329)
    Wow. That's all I can say about that piece. Just wow...

    First off, wasn't the Harry Potter spoiler clip in the middle of there taken from the Daily Show? (I could swear that's John Oliver's voice).

    Second, the tool with the MySpace account--it's clear to anyone that has any idea about anything that he simply ended up with a virus/keylogger installed. "Anonymous" got his passwords from that and the virus got spread to his friends. Woooooh, that kinda shits been happening on the internet for forever now. He simply appears even more foolish for not having even that much of a clue (hell, my grandparents are aware that there are viruses and nasties out there).

    What I find most disturbing about this is that if anyone sends Fox 11 an email/letter/phone call/whatever explaining to them how far off base their piece is, they'll just treat it all as threats that further back up their claim. Truly truly sad....
  • HA! (Score:5, Insightful)

    by iminplaya (723125) <iminplaya.gmail@com> on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:11AM (#20022385) Journal
    As long as they get this kind of press, they'll never get bored. The FOX story is a great recruitment piece.
  • /b/ is mainstream (Score:5, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:15AM (#20022397)

    Seriously, /b/ is so mainstream now, it beggars belief. Here is a Slashdot article that mentions it in passing without so much as stopping to explain the term. This was always going to happen. A group of people focused around memes, with a subset of them bent on spreading these memes to other sites? There is no more perfect recipe for notoriety than that. Rules 1 and 2 have completely failed, just as miserably as they would fail in a real-life fight club (where did those new members come from anyway?).

    It's a shame really. For a short while, /b/ was a great little internet phenomenon. Anonymity, with all its baggage, and somehow no lawsuits. Now, though, the old guard is quickly moving on. Anybody who's frequented the site can attest to this.

    As for the FOX clip... pure garbage. Most /b/tards call images "pictures", and directories "folders", and get confused between wallpaper images and desktop screenshots. The /i/nvasion people are a little closer to "hacker gangs", but even then, the "hacking" only ever amounts to SYN flooding and MySpace phishing.

    Despite my pessimistic tone, I predict that "Anonymous" will continue to grow. As more and more attention is given to these "secret websites", more and more people are clamoring to become "hackers on steroids". This new Anonymous will be larger, with more brute force at his call, but at the same time stupider, and less apt to create entertaining content. And paradoxically, he'll be less anonymous than before. I see threads where a bunch of high-schoolers recognize each other based on posted photos and local memes. They greet each other by name and socialize. On /b/.

    They say that raiding /b/ is liking pissing in an ocean of piss. But what if the people doing the raiding aren't pissing? What if they think this is a kickass beach where they can hang out and go for a swim with their friends and not worry about taking a piss while they do? It's not cancer, it's a full-on mutation.

    • by skrolle2 (844387)
      Ah, Paradise Lost, the oldest story of them all.

      It will always happen, if something is really good and funny, news of it will spread, more people will come, and for every new person that comes, the original will be somewhat diluted, less good, less funny. Some people are true creators that add value, most are just consumers unfortunately. But people move on, and there will be a new place as good as /b/ was, it probably exists even now, but you and I don't know about it, and *if* I knew about it, I sure as h
    • Undefined terms in Slashdot summaries are indicative of poor editorial quality, not necessarily widespread familiarity. I have no idea what "/b/" is, let alone the rest of /terms/ used throughout your post. You seem to know what you're talking about; care to provide some background for us?
    • Re: (Score:2, Informative)

      by Anonymous Coward
      /b/ is well-known among people who are familiar with the Internet as a culture, and not just that thing you use to download porn and music, but it's not quite mainstream yet. It doesn't really matter at this point anyway, /b/ as it once was is long dead, never to return.

      While some people point to the invasions as the beginning of the end, I think there were far more contributing factors, of which the invasions are a relatively minor contribution. The most obvious problem is that there are only so many quali
    • /b/ is a cesspit. A conglomeration of all that is disturbing, perverted, juvenile, inane, humorous, annoying, offensive, shocking and vile. The site is much worse than the sum of its parts.

      And yet..... I'm glad it's there. I'm glad that there still exists a place where people can be offensive, racist and rude in all manner of ways. Frankly, the place warms my heart because of its simple honesty. It doesn't pretend to be anything other than the asshole of the internet. It even revels in it. I can respect that kind of honesty.

      Ultimately, the /b/tards are more human than the legions of Politically Correct hypocrites that plague our modern society. Humanity isn't always in the images of angels or gods. Sometimes we're altogether more earthly beings, and places like /b/ should serve to remind us of that. If /b/ did not exist, it would be necessary for someone to create it, because /b/ is a part of what humanity is.

      To finish off, anytime I have browsed /b/, despite the form of the post and their extreme vulgarity, I never get the vibe that the place is filled with genuinely evil individuals spewing hate and bile. It seems to me that the /b/tards are rather more akin to jesters, or cynics than to Nazi's or the KKK. /b/tards are more likely to laugh and deride such people than side with them. The site seems to be more playful than malicious.

      I can see the hypocritical legions of politicians, reporters and busybodies rallying to condemn /b/ as hell on earth, and I can see the /b/tards laughing and mocking them as they do so. But the possibility of the /b/tards being cowed and broken by such a crusade frightens me, because I think it's entirely possible that they will be sought out and persecuted by our modern witch hunters. To me, /b/, ugly as it is, represents our freedoms, and if it falls, I can't see how anything else truly worthwhile in our society can resist being torn down as well.

      Sites like /b/ are proof that our society still free. Perversely, its continuing existence akin to an eternal flame of liberty (A flame which no doubt /b/ would collectively attempt to fart on). If it gets snuffed out, I for one won't sleep soundly at night.
  • Like how about the war drum banging that was done on deceiving many americans to support the war on iraq?

    I believe it was fox national that would pull stuff like using split screens showing one thing, the narrator talking about another thing and a small box showing someone speaking in another language.

    It made it appear that it was all related like the non-english speaker was talking about the larger picture being shown while the narrator appeared to be a translator. But none of them were related. And this h
  • by edwardpickman (965122) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:22AM (#20022435)
    You expected fair and balanced reporting from Fox News? Ever watch Fox News before? They're the first news service in history to qualify in the dramatic series category for the Emmy Awards.
  • Fox 11 Trolled (Score:5, Insightful)

    by nitehawk214 (222219) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:29AM (#20022471)
    I dont know who that "Former Anonymous" they had on there was. But he is now the greatest Troll in internet history.

    Congratulations, sir. You have my undying admiration for having the balls to do a RL troll the likes of which I have never seen before.
  • by iamdrscience (541136) <michaelmtripp.gmail@com> on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:29AM (#20022475) Homepage
    How is it that after all these years, there are still people who don't realize that nothing that happens on the internet is real? That hot chick you've been chatting with? There's a 95% chance she is a dude and a 5% chance that she is fat, ugly and crazy. That dude who told you he would slit your whole family's throats and shit down their esophaguses because you like original Star Trek better than the Next Generation? He's 12 years old. Porn sites that say their girls are having sex for the first time? They're lying. That e-mail you got from a guy in Nigeria who wants to give you money? You're not going to get it.

    ad infinitum.
  • I'm rolling thunder, on your myspace page
    I'm messin it up like a hurricane
    My LULZ is flashing, across the web
    You switched to Linux but I switched to deb
    I won't leave no pictures, won't spare no drives
    Nobody's usin, firewalls right
    I got my 0x07'z I'm gonna get LOLZ
    I'm gonna get ya, MSN or AIM & get ya

    LOLZ 0x07'z
    LOLZ 0x07'z, you got me pinging
    LOLZ 0x07'z, your latency's high
    LOLZ 0x07'z
  • According to /b/ (which usually means you should treat it with a pinch of salt) the guy being interviewed complaining about things is called Alex Wuori, a former visitor to the site who ended up with a grudge against it and contacted the news station. They probably got all their "facts" from him explaining the sensationalist outlook.
  • I'll wait for the John Stewart commentary on the meth-induced violence of lesbian biker hackers with AIDS who worship Satan and piss on flags while chanting "Hillary, Hillary".

    FOX "news" is for fools. Old story. But I sometimes wonder whether they are happy to be the outrageous scapegoat of the left because it takes the heat off all the untrue crap on the other networks' "news". Seriously, the other networks are just puppies, kitties, drug commercials and 10 minutes of government propaganda too. Don't t
  • There's a 7chan? God help us all...
  • I'm a victom too! (Score:3, Informative)

    by svunt (916464) on Saturday July 28, 2007 @08:24PM (#20027975) Homepage Journal
    You people laugh all you want...I've been in hiding now for six months, after receiving credible threats from the terrorist group "LOLCATS"

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