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it's utterly fascinating
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Hands up. Who is following along with Anonymous Versus Scientology?



For those who are wondering what on earth I'm talking about. All links courtesy of criticalcricket of journalfen and shallow_kid of journalfen.

OTF at Journalfen

Anonymous versus Scientology

Anonymous versus Scientology Part 2

Project Chanology

At The Insurgency Wiki

At Encyclopedia Dramatica (always assume this will not be work safe)

List of Media Coverage

Youtube

And finally, the youtube video that was the equivalent of a declaration of war (and on ED, you can actually read the declaration of war):

Message to Scientology currently at 1,803,843 views and 16,501 comments and climbing.

ETA: ...and 276 video responses. Dear God.

All Videos by youtuber Church0fScientology



This does explain some of the search results I've been getting back now.


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*hands waaaaaaaay up*

Also, the Insurgency Wiki's Chanology's page has been... hacked? (I don't know if that's the word to use) Regardless, this is among the newest strategies they're taking: http://partyvan.info/index.php/Project_Chanology/Messengers_of_Xenu

I just read through the entire ED entry on Project Chanology and DAMN but it's freaky.

I always said Scientology was a freak-ass organization. February 10th will be interesting.

I marked it on my calendar myself.

Many links have collapse under robustitude. I saw the Message to Scientology video; what's happened since?

Three DDoS at least, crashed the scientology dot org hard, causing a retaliation hack and crash of 711chan, and planning RL protests. Just--stuff. So much stuff.

I've just spent two hours reading this stuff and just boggling.

*nods* Hours last night, I was hitting every link I could find.

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*hee* I did the same thing with mine.

I'm not sure. I heard about it a few days ago on a comm, but I have no idea if it's a massive "your head, let me screw with it" campaign or for real. Either way, it's kind of interesting.

I am not actually following it but I get the sense that it is *both*, actually.

I was just pleased to see that someone put out the 22 rules video; I damn well don't care to see riots or other fiascos of the that nature. And I really would adore seeing the Church of Scientology get taken down or at least further exposed and denied any legitimacy. (They're sort of SF&F fandom's dirty--well, not secret. Scandal, I guess? Crazy uncle in the closet? Something, anyway, especially if you've ever participated in SoCal con-going fandom, since Hollyweird is a hotbed of Scientology.) Someone who has been a participant in peaceful protests before and has seen all the ways it can go pear-shaped put those rules together--I was impressed at the level-headedness and practicality of it.

Edited at 2008-02-02 04:42 pm (UTC)

I have a lot of friends who are planning to attend one of the rallies. None of them are Anonymous, though a few of them are friends with Anons.

It's fascinating, really. Who will win: the multi-national, immoral, bullying cult. Or the easily distracted mob of geeks who have no concrete identity?

If there was a rally in Austin, I'd be tempted to join in.

God, I love this stuff. I have a friend who's an Anon, I'm going to hit him up for inside info as soon as I see him online.

*grins* And tell us. We will cheer!

It fascinates me. The Church of Scientology's practices bother me on a whole bunch of levels, so I'm really with Anon on this one, especially considering that Anon is being remarkably level-headed and mature about it in their own way. Who'd'a thunk, ya know?

Yeah. I have to agree with you there.

I'm actually thinking about going to the rally in Atlanta. It would be incredibly interesting.

I have to admit it would be.

(PS PICTURES!)

Edited at 2008-02-03 07:55 am (UTC)

Actually, this restores my faith in humanity. Even if Anon ultimatly fails, the sheer beauty, hope and energy of this enterprise is admirable and I will pray for success -in any form- be it only spreading the word about the evil and massive exploitation, not to mention stupidity, that is the CoS.

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