April 28, 2016

"Political tensions relating to the US presidential race are creating turmoil inside the Anonymous hacker collective, muddling waters even more in a group that's known for its lack of leadership and a common goal."

Softpedia: The most recent problems sparked last December, when AnonHQ, a common source for Anonymous-sanctioned stories, published an article named "Ten Reasons That Will Convince You That Bernie Sanders Deserves Your Vote." By Catalin Cimpanu

'AnonHQ is by no means the official news portal of the Anonymous group, just like @YourAnonNews is not the group's official Twitter account, but they do have a big voice thanks to their large following.

'Almost immediately as the Sanders article was published, almost all Anonymous small and large divisions spoke out against the idea of "Anonymous supporting Sanders." A HackRead report from December has a collection of the tweets.

'In a group that prides itself on being a decentralized unit with no leadership, you can imagine the reaction.

'The site immediately started seeing DDoS attacks, carried out by other Anons and hacktivists. A few of the attacks lasted for a day, continued through the following months, and the most recent took place today.'

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