Good Guy Anonymous Takes Down Child Porn

http://techland.time.com/2011/10/24/anonymous-takes-down-40-child-pornography-sites/

Anonymous has turned its attentions from corporations to pedophiles with the news that the hacktivist group has taken down multiple child pornography sites, including one of the largest known, with account details of its 1589 users being posted online as evidence.

The incident was just part of something Anonymous is calling “Operation Darknet,” a move by the group to eliminate child pornography on the Tor network. Tor, which was originally developed as a way of protecting government communications by the U.S. Navy, now describes itself as “a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet.” But the privacy and anonymity it offers has been abused by child pornographers, something that Anonymous aims to correct with its new campaign.



Read more: http://techland.time.com/2011/10/24/anonymous-takes-down-40-child-pornography-sites/#ixzz1nlt3ZmWs

Good Guy Anonymous! You get my thanks!