MASKED INTERNET HACKTIVISTS have struck out at hooded racists by knocking a major hate outlet offline.
A report on the HackRead website said that the official Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) website has been struck from the internet after a series of hardcore distributed denial-of-service attacks.
The hackers, who represent the Anonymous Hydra and apparently operate as the Ghost Squad, told HackRead that they struck at the group because it is racist and fascist.
"We targeted the KKK due to our hackers being up in their face. We believe in free speech but their form of beliefs is monolithic and evil," said the group.
"We stand for constitutional rights but they want anyone who is not Caucasian removed from Earth, so we targeted the KKK official website to show love for our boots on the ground and to send a message that all forms of corruption will be fought.
"We are not fascist but we certainly do not agree with the KKK movement. They are the fascists and they are the racists."
We checked the site in question and did find it to be lacking in availability. A search on the Downforeveryone website confirmed that this is the case. The assault was tagged on Twitter as OpKKK, and is not the first time that Anonymous has attacked pointy hooded dragons.
The group took over two KKK Twitter accounts and one website in November. "We have many plans and every KKK site we find will be taken down. We plan on exposing/unmasking many more members of the KKK. This protest [will] cover a wide time space," said an Anonymous spokesperson at the time. µ
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