In which I interview “Anonymous India” who have organised a massive protest against internet censorship across 11 Indian cities on 9 June.
Some say such attacks (hacking and defacement of Web sites) could be used by the political class to actually strengthen their argument in favour of control and regulation of the Internet. What do you say to that?
Anamikanon: People on the ground are vulnerable to people with a lot of power and no problems misusing it. Anonymous can’t be found to defame, threaten, suppress, stall…. wrong means? Ok. Worth it.
Netcak3: I say the more they censor the Internet, the bigger we become. We strive in users from across the world. Pro tip: Once an idea has been made, you cannot kill it.
Anamikanon: In my view, these are the means that can be safely used without risking life, limb, careers, reputations, family…
Gummy: Defacing is like posting a nill which is illegal and can be removed. Like people post their advertisement bill (poster) at the back of buses and other public places.
Anamikanon: Except we post it in inside their drawing rooms! [Read the full interview.]