A group calling itself Anonymous is continuing its war against the Church of Scientology with a new video posted Monday.
In its latest video message, the group seeks to dispel the notion it a group of super hackers and, as though to prove it, includes a call for real-world protests outside Scientology centers worldwide on February 10. Friday night, the Church of Scientology issued a statement about the online attacks.
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The latest two-minute video from the group continues to use a computer-generated voice, stock video footage of the sky or neutral landscapes, and includes a fully transcribed text version. A voice over from the video says: “Contrary to the assumptions of the media, Anonymous is not ‘a group of super hackers.'”
“Among our numbers you will find individuals from all walks of life–lawyers, parents, IT professionals, members of law enforcement, college students, veterinary technicians and more. Anonymous is everyone and everywhere. We have no leaders, no single entity directing us…”
In a separate e-mail to CNET, Anonymous said it is planning unspecified action on February 10 in such cities as New York, Montreal, Houston, London, Melbourne, and Los Angeles.