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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

‘#Anonymous’ hack threat prompts WiFi shutdown on #Guantanamo - #OpGTMO

Recently, the hacker group calling itself as Anonymous began a campaign on Twitter to warn about the inhuman conditions of the prisoners who are in Guantanamo. Through posts and hashtags, members began to mobilize many people and came to announce a possible attack.

Because of this, the U.S. military chose to disable WiFi network available in prison, so that hackers could not access the database locally or would end any other way interfering in the functioning of the penitentiary. Thus, Guantanamo spent last Monday completely offline.

According to the protest group Anonymous, hundreds of prisoners living in conditions that violate human rights - including for detainees who are possibly starving. Moreover, this is not the first time that staff Guantanamo goes by problems with the internet since last month, a lot of digital documents simply disappeared.