So far they have stood for freedom of speech, the press and are currently inspiring jealousy in the ranks of law enforcement by toppling child porn rings like they were dominoes. These determined, skilled and seemingly organized net-vigilantes follow a paradoxically strict-yet-loose set of rules:
“We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.”
How do they succeed where our established institutions fail? How can they juggle the seriousness of FBI criminalized hacking with glib showmanship? The clue’s in the name.