Wired has a story about the arrest by Dutch authorities of a 16 year old hacker, snagged for participating in Operation Payback. Here’s the story:
But what grabbed me was the picture heading the article, which featured;
The caption says that hackers have adopted the Guy Fawkes mask as their own.
This is very telling. They have adopted a very powerful icon and identity. This gets more and more … interesting.
It also suggests another measure of the spread of the retaliation: sales of Guy Fawkes mask.
Who makes those anyway? Get me my broker …