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Are Lulzsec wrong?:

 1 gingerninja 666, Sat, 25th Jun '11 8:00:59 PM from Aboard The Damocles
SCH-NEIGH-ZEL
I admit I don't know much about hacking, but it seems that these guys are being dicks for no good reason. They wreak havoc and destruction on the internet, costing companies obscene ammounts of money, seemingly all for the For the Evulz, and people seem to applaud them for it. Am I missing something?

They even take REQUESTS
"Contests fought between two masters are decided instantly. An invisible battle is now raging between the two of them." Lulu vs Schneizel
Jackass Detector
From what I've heard, they're moronic wannabe-hackers.
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt." - Some guy with a snazzy hat.
Mentor
Yes, they're assholes.

Some people applaud them for it. However, I see a lot more who decry them for it.

edited 25th Jun '11 8:06:42 PM by petrie911

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 5 Mark Von Lewis, Sat, 25th Jun '11 8:08:30 PM from Somewhere in Time Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
KCCO
Way I see it, they are just cuntbiscuits of a high caliber.
There is no Zuul, there is only the Bear Jew.
In Riastrad
Lulzsec are like Anonymous without the redeeming qualities.
My name is Cu Chulainn.
Beside the raging sea I am left to moan.
Sorrow I am, for I brought down my only son.

 7 Tuefel Hunden IV, Sat, 25th Jun '11 8:10:20 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
They may very well be done/split up already. See the other Lulzsec thread for information.
"Who watches the watchmen?"
IMPERATOR SCOTTORUM
They're scriptkiddies with a grudge. It'll blow over.
"Is fearr Gaeilge briste ná Béarla cliste."
They were so despised that even other hackers were gunning for them.
 
 10 gingerninja 666, Sat, 25th Jun '11 8:44:23 PM from Aboard The Damocles
SCH-NEIGH-ZEL
really? phew thank god
"Contests fought between two masters are decided instantly. An invisible battle is now raging between the two of them." Lulu vs Schneizel
 11 Tuefel Hunden IV, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:08:20 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
Really they actually pissed of other hackers. That takes some effort.
"Who watches the watchmen?"
 12 Zersk, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:08:49 PM from Columbia District, BNA
o-o
And is also not the best idea.
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 13 Tuefel Hunden IV, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:15:05 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
No kidding. I wonder if they pissed of any particular groups?

Begs question if they stepped on the toes of the Anons possibly?

edited 25th Jun '11 9:22:16 PM by TuefelHundenIV

"Who watches the watchmen?"
 14 Barkey, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:17:30 PM from Bunker 051 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
War Profiteer
If they would more wisely choose targets, then I would applaud them.

But they haven't chosen wisely.
The AR-15 is responsible for 95% of all deaths each year. The rest of the deaths are from obesity and drone strikes.
 15 Tuefel Hunden IV, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:22:44 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
Barkey: No kidding. Like I said how many toes did they trod on before some folks let them know they had done something really stupid.
"Who watches the watchmen?"
[up]

Based on what I've read, one of the people they pissed off was a pro-USA hacker called The Jester. Apparently, this is the same guy responsible for the DDoS attacks on some terrorist websites and Wikileaks.

edited 25th Jun '11 9:28:18 PM by RedViking

 
Mentor
Indeed, if they had stuck to corporation/government emails and kept customer info out of it I'd probably be less angry with them.

 18 Barkey, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:30:54 PM from Bunker 051 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
War Profiteer
I'd rather they kept sticking it to big business and helping revolutionaries from the Arab Spring stay online. That would have been fine.
The AR-15 is responsible for 95% of all deaths each year. The rest of the deaths are from obesity and drone strikes.
 19 Tuefel Hunden IV, Sat, 25th Jun '11 9:30:54 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
Wait...they may have pissed off the Jester! Wow not very bright. I doubt he is the only one though.
"Who watches the watchmen?"
Wizard Basement
All I know is they've got the Australian government's internet filter running scared.

And that it's sad that I want them to hack the hell out of the filter because I have no confidence in the actual government coming to their senses.

Also, they might serve as a credible, 21st Century replacement for the IRA in a possible upcoming cyberpunk thriller novel I'm working on.
Hell Hasn't Earned My Tears
 21 storyyeller, Sun, 26th Jun '11 6:28:07 AM from Appleloosa Relationship Status: RelationshipOutOfBoundsException: 1
More like giant cherries
At first they seemed ok, but their recent attacks have pretty much crossed the Moral Event Horizon.
Life is simple: it has no nontrivial normal subgroups.
 22 Mandemo, Sun, 26th Jun '11 8:05:37 AM from your moon, mining helium Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Average moon dude
From what I've heard, they are like Anonymous but without constraints. Anonymous doesn't usualy target anyone in way that could be life threatening as far as I know, only causing a lot of bad publicity and economic damage.
 23 Edmania, Sun, 26th Jun '11 8:36:09 AM from under a pile of erasers
o hai
It depends on what you consider wrong.

But they are definitely dicks.
If people learned from their mistakes, there wouldn't be this thing called bad habits.
Lulzsec are generally PlayfulHackers with agenda. It is a good thing, although releasing private information about innocent people was very low and that's why I don't support them. But their goals are good.
"Take your (...) hippy dream world, I'll take reality and earning my happiness with my own efforts" - Barkey
 25 gingerninja 666, Mon, 27th Jun '11 5:19:23 AM from Aboard The Damocles
SCH-NEIGH-ZEL
[up]

My dad thinks that their morally worse than people hacking for money. These guys do it For the Lulz, when has that ever been a decent motivation for criminal activity?
"Contests fought between two masters are decided instantly. An invisible battle is now raging between the two of them." Lulu vs Schneizel
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