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PROJECT CHANOLOGY/Feb10 Media Archive
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- 1 Breaking News
- 2 Breaking News of February 10th IRL raids
- 3 PRINT EDITION of The Economist '
- 4 PRINT EDITION of The Guardian
- 5 Newsweek : The Passion of ‘Anonymous’
Breaking News of February 10th IRL raids
All News: All The Time
News of Anonymous' activity spread quickly, first through chat rooms and forums, then blogs and online news sources before finally being reported in old media. The initial response was largely positive and the PROJECT was even dubbed an act
of "hacktivism", a portmanteau of hacking and political activism. Many people were glad to see that someone was finally taking on this dangerous organization even if they disagreed with the methods being used.
—Congressman Ron Paul
If you would like to help spread our word to your own media so that they can cover us too, here's a handy little form you can email to them.
Dearest Media, The following is a warning to the Cult of Scientology. It is being sent to you in order to warn the masses.
On February 10th, 2008, the second stage in the war against Scientology will begin. All across the world, we will strike as one. We will continue our protest for as long as it takes to bring them down. We, Anonymous, are taking a stand for humanity. We are taking a stand for freedom of speech.
We are Anonymous. Anonymous is legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. We ALWAYS deliver.
And we're coming for you.
Signed, Anonymous. January 29th, 2008
Old Media & Related
By TERRI SAUNDERS, Sun Media
A small group of Ottawa young people took part in a global protest against Scientology Sunday by ambushing staff at the church’s Rideau St. centre.
About a dozen youths stood across the street from the centre as one of their members made his way up to the second floor of the street-front office.
Covering his face was a picture of Rick Astley, a British singer best known for a string of pop hits in the 1980s. In his hand was a portable stereo.
The majority of the protesters wore some form of mask or covering over their faces in order to protect their identities. That was one of the suggestions put forth by Anonymous, an Internet-based group which has recently publicly declared war on the Church of Scientology.
Australian National Broadcaster Coverage
News of Anonymous raids local TV stations
- NEW : Scientology Kidknaps french woman and imprisons her (lisa mcpherson parallels anyone??)
- NEW : Psychologist attacks Tom Cruise
- NEW :santa barbara independant - scientology decries wave of worldwide persecution (very pro anon)
- NEW : Anonymous Protests Against Scientology
- New : (2/11) News from Yahoo's Front page! (National?)
- NEW & HiLARIOUS a MUST READ; Church of Scientology responds to protest plans The organizers of the event are cyberterrorists, the church says.
- NEW : "Masked protest over Scientology" The BBC Online
- NEW : Anonymous interview with Matt Cooper on Today FM (broadcast 8th Feb, Ireland)
- NEW : "Hackers declare Scientology D-day" Syndey Morning Herald
- NEW : "'Anonymous' Declares War on Scientology" from NPR This one was the first story at the top and bottom of the hour after the world and local news roundups, SERIOUS BUSINESS for NPR.
- NEW : "Hackers' war on Scientology" From the Sun (UK) - The Sun has the highest circulation of any english language newspaper IN THE WORLD (approx 8 million daily readers)
- NEW : The Age from The United States of Australia!
- NEW : Anonymous tells The LA times it's about 9000! LOL (Bypass registration with BugMeNot)
- NEW : The Daily Telegraph Reports on Project Chanology!
- NEW : Orlando Local6, FIRST COVERAGE OF IRL ANON11!ONE
- NEW: The Economist covers Project Chanology. Links to Insurgency Wiki!
- NEW: The Edmonton Sun
- NEW: Switch.com - Linked from the "Top News" section on AOL
- NEW: NPR story/interview with Prolexic president
- from FOXNews! (Same as The Times)
- from The Times
- linked from Drudge Report
- on KNBC
- Skynews Blog
- Kevin & Bean, morning show on KROQ.
- Anonymous issue a Press Release to Harvested Media Contacts
- The Register Hacktivism article mentioning CoS attack
- The Register Critics split over DDoS attacks on Scientology
- Tech Space, a USAToday blog Threatening Thetans
- Tech Space, a USAToday blog Hacking makes strange bedfellows
- TIME magazine cover story on CoS corruption, dated May 1991.
-  San Diego Union-Tribune accuses Anon of minor fails
-  oh noez anthrax alert!
- The Daily Nexus UCSB's Daily Nexus covers IRL raid in Santa Barbara
User-Ranked and Traffic-Based News Sites
- ANON declares War on Scientology....via press release!! REDDIT.COM
- They take the bait! Scientology puts $5000 on the head of any Anonymous. Dead or Alive.
- DIGG THIS: Anonymous Denies Involvement in Scientology Anthrax Hoax. Scientolifags did it in a futile attempt to gain sympathy and to make Anonymous look bad.
- Google Bomb Scientology
- The Internet has had enough of Scientology
- Hacking group threatens to destroy Scientology
- Wired.com on Digg
- Plox to be Digging Press Release
- Anonymous Video - "Message to Scientology" on Digg.com
- Three Scientology sites down at the hands of Anonymous.
- Gawker Digg
- Now this is Youtube. Scientology Video Copyright Workaround
Scheduled Radio Broadcasts
Broadcast on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 9-10PM EST will include CHANOLOGY Discussion MP3 Stream: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/weos/ppr/index.shtml
—NPR Radio Host
- They will be accepting calls: 315-781-3897*
I called those homos. They blasted shitty pop music, talked about about groceries and college food, and didn't know shit about anon. This is epic fail. I asked about the CoS and anon and they had nothing.
PRINT EDITION of The Economist '
Show your appreciation for this positive coverage, go to the online article and click "Recommend" (top right)
PRINT EDITION of The Guardian
- Note to Amerifags: This is as significant as a full-page article on page 3 of the New York Times or the Washington Post, i.e., very. --| »⇔«¿ 10:01, 4 February 2008 (CST)
- Sweet, Anon has the world's attention. But let's shoot for the big one: FRONT PAGE OF EVERY MAJOR NEWSPAPER ON EARTH. HedgeJew 05:54, 5 February 2008 (CST)
- Saw it too. I appreciate the way that they neatly preserved Rules 1 + 2; surely /i/ and /b/ have not infiltrated the Grauniad? --Mr Treason
Newsweek : The Passion of ‘Anonymous’
- In Wired
- Church of Scientology website being attacked by hackers
- "Anonymous" releases statements outlining "War on Scientology"
- NEW:Kobra's Corner: "Scientologist" is Synonymous With Failure
- NEW:Guardian Blog "If Anonymous has his or her way, hundreds of demonstrators will launch 'the London Scientology Raid' on the 'church's' British HQ this morning"
- NEW: Even the G4 fags have coverage!
- Anti-Scientology Blog - Scientology is a Crime Against Humanity ** Compiling ALL info available on the movement in one place.
Scientology's Most Powerful Enem
Scientology vs. The Internet(s): "Why Kids On The Internet Are
- D-Listed War-On-Scientology
- Anonymous to Scientology: "we shall expel you from the Internet" - on Metro LA
- The Week in Hacking - The Riight Blog
- Scientology v. Anonymous Update - The Riight Blog
- Warren Ellis Approves
-  the story of one who escaped scientology. a must read! very very informative.
- blogger talks about anon and scientology, hopes for drama in comments section for lulz.
-  Wired.com: Couple frightened by hackers - "They have got the wife really scared because they have my address," Lawson said. "I think I am going to buy me a gun today just in case." Maybe you should Buy A Dog instead.
- Londonist covers the London IRL demo
How to Rockstar
The First to Break the Story
- Wikinews reports
- Budapest Newspaper
- Anonymous issue a Press Release to Harvested Media Contacts
- "Coverage" of Anon's warning to CoS
- "Coverage" of the attacks on Scientology's web site
- Tom Cruise Scientology Video vs. Anonymous' Message To Scientology
- More DDoS on HowtoRockstar
- Press Release, "Anonymous Declares War on Scientology" - on HowtoRockStar
- Der Morgen
- Politik Digital
- Zufallsfaktor Wordpress.com
- La Stampa
- Punto Informatico
- Italian CoS responds to the 10th February protests - OFFICIAL LULZY PRESS RELEASE
- De Pers EPIC FRONT PAGE WIN - comes with translation
- Moar from De Pers
- Including a short interview with Dutch Anon
- AT5 article
- AT5 article
- AT5 video
- AT5 video
- Het Parool
- De Wereldomroep
- Algemeen Dagblad
- De Telegraaf
- Gazeta.pl: 'Cywilne ofiary' ataku na Kościół Scjentologiczny ('Civil victims' of a raid on the Church of Scientology)
- Gazeta.pl: Tom Cruise. Zawód: scjentolog (Tom Cruise. Profession: scientologist; contains paragraph 'Destroy scientology for the sake of humanity')
- Un groupe de pirates déclare la guerre à la Scientologie (PC Impact, IT Webzine)
- Les « Anonymes » à l’assaut de la scientologie (Libération, daily newspaper)
- Le point sur les actions d’Anonymous contre la Scientologie (on samizdat.net)
- Le point sur les actions d’Anonymous contre la Scientologie (on Nantes Indymedia
- Scientologie : la revanche d’« Anonymous » (Cyberpresse)
- L'Église de Scientologie attaquée par des pirates (Branchez-vous)
- Des hackers partent en guerre contre l'Eglise de scientologie (Le Monde - 6 février 2008)
Comedy Websites & Misc.
- This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte Starts at 57:55
- Off the Hook on 1/30/2008 Starts at 26.25
- Point of Inquiry - Interview with Tory Christman Discusses Chanology and Anonymous, promotes protests but doesn't break Rules 1 or 2