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To KKK or not to KKK?

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Zaac, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. Zaac

    Zaac Well-Known Member

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    Just a weird story. Anonymous says this was NOT their list and that they will release their list on Thursday.

     
  2. Use of Time

    Use of Time Well-Known Member
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    Nobody was outed. The list doesn't even make sense considering some of the names and the initiatives they have championed.
     
  3. Squire Robertsson

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    I also find the list hard to believe. This is not the late 40s-early 50s. The era when Robert Byrd joined the Klan. Today with opposition research, I tend to think their political opponents would have bashed over the head with any scent of Klan membership.
     
  4. mcdirector

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    according to snopes.com http://www.snopes.com/anonymous-opkkk/#!

    However, the articles cited documents published anonymously to the site Pastebin, to which anyone may upload text-based content. And as with any Anonymous-linked operation, anyone is also free to claim affiliation with the group and release information, falsely claiming that data was collected as part of an effort by the collective — which is just what the similarly large Twitter account @YourAnonNews cautioned the media to be mindful of:​

    The linked tweet didn't post, but it's a reminder that any yahoo can post anonymous info about anyone on anything.

    Similar info from truth or fiction http://www.truthorfiction.com/promi...-mayors-outed-as-members-of-kkk-by-anonymous/
     
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