CONTRARY to its earlier promise, Anonymous did not release a batch of emails relating to The Sun and News of the World at lunchtime today.
Just before 1pm GMT, AnonymousIRC posted on its Twitter page, "We think, actually we may not release emails from The Sun, simply because it may compromise the court case."
Claims of phone hacking and underhandedness at News International are currently being investigated by the police, and executives including Rebekah Brooks have already been questioned. A House of Commons questioning session also proved nicely that Rupert Murdoch is adept at banging tables but useless at knowing how his business is run.
So it would have been very interesting to see what the emails relating to The Sun and News of the World would have revealed.
Instead, at just before 1pm GMT, Anonymous posted up documents, which it said were from NATO.
"We are sitting on about one Gigabyte of data from NATO now, most of which we cannot publish as it would be irresponsible. But Oh NATO....," it tweeted.
It followed that up by posting the link to another 'NATO Restricted PDF' a few minutes later. The NATO documents contain information about a $415m spend on Command, Control, Communications & Intelligence (C3I) infrastructure, and plans to outsource military equipment and services in the Balkans at a cost of around $49m.
On Monday, the Real Sabu, who appears to be part of Anonymous, posted, "Sun/News of the world OWNED. We're sitting on their emails. Press release tomorrow."
Earlier today, @AnonActionUK tweeted that LulzSec would be releasing information on the royal family, along with The Sun, at 1pm Thursday. µ
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