Trump Joins the Long List of Targets Anonymous Has “Declared War On”

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Yesterday, a video posted by Anonymous announced that the hacktivist entity has declared “total war” on Donald Trump, the possibly computer-semiliterate Republican front runner. This is the shadowy cyberactivists’ latest vow to annihilate a formidable enemy—an expanding list of foes that includes terrorist groups, multinational corporations, several countries, and an Australian bowhunter who was killing cats.

So far, the vast majority of Anonymous’ targets have survived the much-hyped digital onslaught. As The Hill notes, the newest opening of hostilities with Trump follows a similar declaration last year that “never made much of an impact.” 

Here are more than 40 targets that Anonymous members—and eager headline writers—have claimed it has “declared war on”:

The Ku Klux Klan

ISIS

Syrian government websites

Terrorist websites

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Jihad

The US government

The UK government

Police

Cincinnati police

Hong Kong police

Thai police

The Thai junta

Turkey

North Korea

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

Japan

Israel

The Cambodian government

Corruption and poverty in Nigeria

Orlando

Congress

Capitalism

Religion

Scientology

The Westboro Baptist Church

The family court of Australia

Wikileaks

Gov. Rick Snyder

Facebook

Sony

The Recording Industry Association of America

Marijuana prohibition

Pedophilia

A “rape town”

A “revenge porn” site founder

A “cat killer”

The Lizard Squad Hacker Team

Louis Vuitton

Kanye West

 

 

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