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    I beg to differ. Any kid (and when I say kid I mean basically under 21 and more likely a teenager between the ages of 14-19) who has the internet is going to know about 4chan and the fact is that in the sense that anonymous is a free form community they are all "MEMBERS" but there is NO MEMBERSHIP.

    we are all "anonymous" (if we are actually anonymous in the regular meaning of the word)) and if people are active participants in consensus civil  disobedience or free speech actions such as those organized by "members" then they ARE "members" of that sociopolitical group or network.

    Oft times the 4chan folks, from what little I know, are more passive constituents but supportive constituents of anonymous and that also makes them a part of the supportive peer to peer network. Maybe they all or even the vast majority do not hack and break any laws by any means, but they certainly are a consituency which stands behind many of the actions and supports them with moral support if not material support.

    THAT is why this is so dangerous in its scope: it criminalizes the act of BELIEVING in and providing aid and comfort to those who are doing what they believe is necessary to preserve our civil rights and liberties by exposing evil and corruption. Necessity is a valid defense to many purported crimes and I would argue that this defense applies to those exposing criminal conduct within or on the fringes of our own government.

    When kids become targets and victims of such oppressive and frightening tactics by the corporofascist state, the evil is just laid more bare for all to see. And they will make that revolution if the elders among us do not help free them from thisw oppression and suppression.

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    by Liberation Angel on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 10:26:45 PM PST

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