Inside the world of Anonymous, the radical “hacktivist” collective has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The film explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater. Watch it on YouTube
The film traces how they evolved and coalesced into Anonymous, a full-blown movement with global reach and extraordinary power. Around the world, governments and corporations are taking notice as this loosely organized underground group brings down websites and interrupts commerce. Could this be the beginning of a new and powerful voice for democratic ideals or another rogue player to beware?