Anonymous Is Working On AnonPlus, a Facebook For Hackers and Non-Hackers Alike

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Rather than rest on their keyboards after being kicked off Google+, the hacking group known as Anonymous has created a holding page for AnonPlus, a "new social network where there is no fear...of censorship...of blackout...nor of holding back."


Unlaunched the social networking site may be, Anonymous does promise that everyone will be able to create a profile on the account—hacker or not. Another string to add to our social networking bow? It looks like it. Anonymous writes that "we will not be stopped by those looking to troll or those willing to stop the spreading of the truth."

As well as deleting their Google+ profile on counts of violating their community standards, it looks as though Google is taking a hard stance on hacking and has also revoked access to their Gmail account.


Starting a social networking site from the ground up will take time; something Anonymous says will not happen "overnight." Until then, I guess we can start the rumormill churning as to what "features" their site will offer—maybe a poke function that takes down random governments? [AnonPlus via Wired UK]

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I think Anonymous needs to seriously consider a professional re-branding. Lose the V mask and go with something more unique. The idea behind the concept is sound, but it makes them look like a bunch of Wachowski enthusiasts, rather than the hip-hacker/vigilante group.