We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
You’ve heard of them as an underground gang of online activists and troublemakers, but Anonymous started life as a very different kind of collective. An online joke-sharing forum turned serious when a prank against Scientology brought major repercussions, and members the world over rallied to spawn a global civil disobedience movement. But with almost as many different manifestos as there are members, it’s impossible to nail down a single purpose. Interviews with members, observers, and other major players explore just how this amorphous collective of ‘hacktivists’ are using their newfound power in the increasingly internet-reliant global system.