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  • 04.17.13

Anonymous Crowdsources $55,000 In Donations For Standalone News Site

Donors will receive Anonymous-themed merchandise. Put me down for a tea towel please, guys.

Anonymous Crowdsources $55,000 In Donations For Standalone News Site

A fundraising campaign on the Indiegogo website has raised almost $55,000 for a new Anonymous news website.

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Your Anon News will replace the hacking organization’s preferred channels of choice, Twitter and Tumblr, bringing together blogs and reports from independent writers. Given that the campaign originally sought to raise just $2,000, Your Anon News deserves to have all the trimmings.

Earlier this week, the hackers announced that they had infiltrated North Korea’s Flickr and Twitter accounts. It is thought that some of those responsible were residents of the DPRK.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.

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