Within a few days, these were supplanted by the Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC), a network stress-testing application allowing users to flood a server with TCP or UDP packets.
The LOIC soon became a signature weapon in the Anonymous arsenal; however, it would also lead to a number of arrests of less experienced Anons who failed to conceal their IP addresses.
Dozens of people have been arrested for involvement in Anonymous cyberattacks, in countries including the US, UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, India and Turkey.
Usage of the term Anonymous in the sense of a shared identity began on imageboards, particularly the /b/ board of 4chan, dedicated to random content.Then they tell the truth at unexpected and unfortunate times, sometimes destroying themselves in the process.They are unpredictable." Norton states that the difficulties in reporting on the group cause most writers, including herself, to focus on the "small groups of hackers who stole the limelight from a legion, defied their values, and crashed violently into the law" rather than "Anonymous’s sea of voices, all experimenting with new ways of being in the world".Beginning with 2008's Project Chanology—a series of protests, pranks, and hacks targeting the Church of Scientology—the Anonymous collective became increasingly associated with collaborative hacktivism on a number of issues internationally.Individuals claiming to align themselves with Anonymous undertook protests and other actions (including direct action) in retaliation against copyright-focused campaigns by motion picture and recording industry trade associations.Live Sex on Cam with the worlds hottest web cam girls and guys. Watch now streaming gorgeous live girls on the web.. Enjoy free live sex shows with your favorite amateur cam girl.Strippers, escorts, pornstars, amateur models, college coeds, cheating housewives and sexy whores.. The best adult video chat site around with online webcam girls..The concept of the Anonymous entity advanced in 2004 when an administrator on the 4chan image board activated a "Forced_Anon" protocol that signed all posts as Anonymous.Users of 4chan's /b/ board would occasionally join into mass pranks or raids.Some actions by members of the group have been described as being anti-Zionist.It has threatened to cyber-attack Israel and engaged in the "#Op Israel" cyber-attacks of Israeli websites on Yom Ha Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in 2013.