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What is Anonymous?

Anonymous is an international hacking collective which undertakes well-publicised attacks against powerful institutions.

Anonymous has a very loose and decentralised command structure, with individual hackers around the world responding to a loosely self-agreed objective.

The group is driven by a critique of modern society, rooted in opposition to consumerism and the influence of money in society. In this sense Anonymous can be called a ‘hacktivist’ group, rather than a cyber criminal gang driven by profit.

Anonymous members often appear in videos, wearing the Guy Fawkes mask that was popularised in the film ‘V for Vendetta’.

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