Anonymous Twitter Suspended After Revealing Dispatch Tapes and Identity Of Ferguson Officer

Anonymous Twitter Suspended After Revealing Dispatch Tapes and Identity Of Ferguson Officer (Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – One of Anonymous’s Twitter accounts has been suspended following the release of information pertaining to the recent shooting in Ferguson, MO.

Last week the hacking group released dispatch tapes from the day of the shooting via its TheAnonMessage Twitter account, along with hours of tapes on YouTube.

According to CNet, the dispatch tapes revealed that police asked for assistance with crowd control before ever calling in the shooting or asking for medical assistance, as well as noting that the police department did not receive information about the shooting from the officers at the scene but rather from the media.

On Thursday the group released a name and photo of the officer they believed to have been responsible for the shooting, though St. Louis County police confirmed that the information was incorrect and that the alleged shooter wasn’t even an officer, reports the LA Times.

Though Twitter did shut down the Anonymous’s account, the group quickly created a second account, TheAnonMessage2, stating that Twitter had suspended their main account and “the powers that be will stop at nothing to silence us. #Anonymous.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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