Russian Court's Website Hacked as Protest of Pussy Riot Conviction

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The website of the Moscow court, that convicted three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot of hooliganism last week, was hacked on Tuesday by American "hacktivist" group Anonymous. The site for the Khamovnichesky District Court was pulled down after being defaced with anti-Putin slogans and a new Pussy Riot song, "Putin is Lighting the Fires of the Revolution." [BBC]

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gingergetthepopcorn
Ginger, get the popcorn!

Wait, I didn't know Anonymous was an American group. I was always under the impression that they were sort of a coalition of a kind of global hacktivists?