Two US journalists were the victims of an online smear campaign aimed at destroying their professional reputations. The pair had been investigating Pentagon funding of private companies carrying out propaganda operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In response to “backtracking on civil liberties and online censorship”, Anonymous supporters in Tunisia have hacked and published embarrassing emails belonging to Ennahda, the leading political party in the new Tunisian government. More revelations are expected.
For the past three months, an anonymous Twitter account – @Mujtahidd – has been tweeting remarkably well-informed revelations about those in power in Saudi Arabia. OWNI spoke with the anonymous whistleblower dubbed the ‘Saudi WikiLeaks’.