The illustrated, inside story of the legendary hacktivist group's origins and most daring exploits.
A for Anonymous
shows how a leaderless band of volunteers successfully used hacktivism
to fight for the underdog, embarrass their rich and powerful
targets--from Sony and Paypal to the Church of Scientology and Ferguson
Police Department--all in the name of freedom of speech and information.
Their exploits blurred the distinction between "online" and "reality,"
and help shape our contemporary world.
"Scenes of hacktivists sitting at their computers are made compelling by
Shadmi's clever use of surrealist imagery. A thought-provoking history
of an oft-misunderstood subject, as well as the evolution of social
protests over the past three decades."—Library Journal
GRAPHIC FORMAT: Popular among tech geeks and accessible for people who find coding and hacking impenetrable and confusing.
TOPICAL: Anonymous has taken on rape culture and helped spread
the word for the initial Black Lives Matter protests, in addition to
launching other ops that got a lot of press.