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Each server supports all popular protocols, including: IKEv2, WireGuard, OpenVPN, SoftEther, SSTP and SOCKS. [161] A spokesman for Twitter told The Daily Dot that the company is not using the lists of accounts being reported by Anonymous, as they have been found to be "wildly inaccurate" and include accounts used by academics and journalists. [89] Anons also helped Tunisian dissidents share videos online about the uprising. Brown was subsequently charged with 17 offenses, including publishing personal credit card information from the Stratfor hack. [31], The name Anonymous itself is inspired by the perceived anonymity under which users post images and comments on the Internet. Anons responded with a wave of DDoS attacks on U.S. government and copyright organizations, shutting down the sites for the RIAA, MPAA, Broadcast Music, Inc., and the FBI. [232] During July 19–20, 2011, as many as 20 or more arrests were made of suspected Anonymous hackers in the US, UK, and Netherlands. Because it’s safe, simple to use, and supports lots of different devices – from Windows, Mac to Smartphones and even Apple TVs! Get the Latest Tech News Delivered Every Day, Lifewire uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. Regarding unverified Twitter posts that also went viral, where radio stations of police officers playing music and preventing communication are shown, experts point out that this is unlikely to be due to a hack attack – if they are real.

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