Quantcast
Anonymous not done with Sony, promises 'biggest attack' - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Anonymous not done with Sony, promises 'biggest attack'


6:30 PM on 04.13.2011



Despite Sony settling out of court with George "GeoHot" Hotz, Internet activist group Anonymous is not ceasing its retaliatory attacks. Still maintaining that the company is corrupt for its war on PS3 hackers, the group is planning a Sony store boycott and the "biggest attack" Sony's ever faced.

"GeoHot has taken a settlement with sony," announced the group. "The case has been dropped. In the eyes of the law, the case is closed, for Anonymous it is just beginning ... The attacks on the websites of Sony have been ceased, Sony’s poor attemps to explain the system outages through maintenance amuse us. Therefore we are finding other ways to get sony’s attention.

"This April 16th, grab your mask, a few friends, and get to a local sony store by you. Use the IRC and the official Facebook page to organize a protest in your area. Make sure the people know the injustices performed by this corrupt company.Boycott all sony products and if you have recently purchased any, return them ... Sony, prepare for the biggest attack you have ever witnessed, Anonymous style."

Having not had its pound of flesh from Sony before the GeoHot case was resolved, it's hardly surprising that Anonymous remains unsatisfied. Does it have a serious point to make about consumer rights, however, or is it just spoiling for a fight over a non-issue? Who knows? Does it matter, so long as we get to see a guy in a Pedobear costume parading around outside a Sony store?






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Hacking

3:15 PM on 08.24.2014
Sony Online boss' flight diverted by bomb threat

American Airlines has diverted a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley after receiving a bomb threat from the group claiming responsibility for today's PlayStation Network outage.  Smedley conf...more



10:50 AM on 08.24.2014
DDoS attack on Sony servers?

[Update: Sony has issued an update on the outage: "Network update: our engineers are aware of the issues and are working to resolve them. We'll keep you posted - sorry for the inconvenience."] Earlier today, PlayStation users...more



8:00 PM on 08.11.2014
Even Zelda: Ocarina of Time is better with Waluigi

Thanks to a ROM hack by Russmarrs2, Waluigi is playable in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, just as we always wanted. Our collective hopes, dreams, and prayers have been answered. In the wrong hands, such an endeavor co...more



View all Hacking






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more