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Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:01 AM

"Anonymous" Strikes Again: Steubenville, Ohio rape case

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/25/sports/hackers-of-steubenville-football-teams-web-site-demand-apology-in-rape-case.html?ref=sports

Hackers of Football Team’s Web Site Demand Apology in Rape Case

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Computer hackers hijacked the Web site of a prominent Ohio high school football team late Sunday, threatening to release the personal data of school officials, coaches and every player on the team if those involved in a suspected rape did not publicly apologize to the girl and her family.

A group calling itself Anonymous, a hacker collective, and KnightSec posted a note and a video on the Web page of the Steubenville High School Big Red football team, a program in the Ohio Valley known for its dominance. The note stated that the city of Steubenville was protecting its beloved team by charging only two of its players with the rape of a girl “when everyone present was guilty.”

In the video, a person wearing a Guy Fawkes mask said that the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, names of relatives and phone numbers of people connected to the case were being compiled and would be made public if an apology from those involved did not come before Jan. 1.

“This is a warning shot to the school faculty, the parents of those involved and those involved especially,” the person said in a computerized voice.
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The rape case was the subject of an article dated December 17 in the New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/sports/high-school-football-rape-case-unfolds-online-and-divides-steubenville-ohio.html?pagewanted=all





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Reply "Anonymous" Strikes Again: Steubenville, Ohio rape case (Original post)
DinahMoeHum Dec 2012 OP
lunatica Dec 2012 #1
WCGreen Dec 2012 #20
ellie Dec 2012 #2
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #3
jerseyjack Dec 2012 #4
DinahMoeHum Dec 2012 #5
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #6
-..__... Dec 2012 #9
Taverner Jan 2013 #25
-..__... Jan 2013 #29
randome Dec 2012 #7
slampoet Dec 2012 #15
Cherchez la Femme Jan 2013 #30
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #8
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #11
OnionPatch Dec 2012 #14
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #16
OnionPatch Dec 2012 #19
doc03 Jan 2013 #28
rhett o rick Dec 2012 #10
mythology Dec 2012 #12
rhett o rick Dec 2012 #13
historylovr Dec 2012 #23
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #24
Mojorabbit Jan 2013 #26
ArnoldLayne Dec 2012 #17
Comrade_McKenzie Dec 2012 #18
cecilfirefox Dec 2012 #21
upi402 Dec 2012 #22
doc03 Jan 2013 #27

Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:21 AM

1. Would being taught not to rape have helped?

I believe it would haves. If not the actual rapists, then some of those witnesses. Especially the ones who tried to stop it. Teenagers in a drunken stupor will do really stupid things, and some of them may have a vague feeling that what they see happening is wrong. If they were taught not to rape they would have been much more sure of the wrongness of what they saw.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 12:57 AM

20. In that part of my Buckeye State....

all that is left is High School Football.

Not excusing the behavior by any stretch of the imagination, just adding to the story.

Jocks in these small town are heroes.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:23 AM

2. Bwahahahahahahaha!

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:33 AM

3. K&R

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:56 AM

4. Now is it time for Anonymous to take on the NRA?

 

Can the same tactics for NRA officers, hedge fund managers who own stock, gun dealers, gun manufacturing corporate heads bring an end to gun proliferation?

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Response to jerseyjack (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:58 AM

5. Got a funny feeling the NRA is on its "target list"

sooner or later.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:01 AM

6. I sure hope so.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:25 AM

9. Nope.

 

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2069514

If anything... their philosophy supports the RKBA, not the other way around.

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Response to -..__... (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:53 PM

25. Anonymous isn't one organization. Expect both.

 

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Response to Taverner (Reply #25)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 09:33 PM

29. As long as no cats were harmed...

 

I wouldn't expect anything.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:13 AM

7. So how many innocent students will be tarred by this crime simply because Anonymous wants them to?

How many times have DUers complained about entities setting themselves up as judge, jury and executioner?

Isn't that what Anonymous is doing?

Someone, somewhere got wind that a crime occurred and now vigilante wannabes want to pretend they know all the facts and it doesn't matter who gets hurt in the meantime so long as they get their moment of glory.

Anonymous has been wrong before. They have 'outed' the wrong people as pedophiles. How can this possibly turn out differently?

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Response to randome (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 05:47 PM

15. Link?

At least Anon backs up what they say with links.

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Response to randome (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 12:29 PM

30. It's on digital, or maybe even tape

Thing is, Cruikshank didn't sit down and have a go with his pencil box.
But thanks for the concern.

BTW, next time there's a retrospective for Republicans on these new-fangled video furbelows, you may avail yourself of the educational opportunity yourself.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:15 AM

8. My cousin used to live in Steubenville

She hated it. I went to visit her and thought it was a very pretty town. But she sure was glad to move from there.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:58 AM

11. It's a crime ridden drug infested town. The only

good thing in Steubenville is Naples Italian Restaurant. Been there since 1932 family owned,if you ate there you would know why. I live bout 15 miles from Steubenville.

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Response to ArnoldLayne (Reply #11)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 01:33 PM

14. I love Naples!

I was born in Steubenville. I always go to Naples when I go back home. Another thing I love is the local pizza. Head up to Toronto to Gem City pizza, it's a new place but has the old square style pizza and it's awesome! Of course the best cooking back home is at my mom's but I won't send you there, lol.

On edit: yep, the ville has sure gone downhill since its heyday. Sad.

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Response to OnionPatch (Reply #14)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 06:15 PM

16. I love the local square pizza slices. Especially

the Elm Grove WV Di Carlo's Pizza. Have you ever had their pizza? Out of all the Ohio Valley's Dicarlo's Pizza, Elm Grove is my favorite.

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Response to ArnoldLayne (Reply #16)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 12:43 AM

19. Haven't tried Elm Grove.

Maybe next time I'm home.....

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Response to ArnoldLayne (Reply #16)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 09:07 PM

28. I'll vouch for that it is by far my favorite pizza n/t

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:37 AM

10. It is very important that the Pack Bullies be prosecuted as well as the Alpha Bullies

that actually committed the rape. Those that stand by and watch and do nothing are just as guilty.

It's a shame we need Anonymous to balance the scales of justice.

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #10)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 12:06 PM

12. This isn't justice, it's revenge

Anonymous has been wrong before. What security is there to ensure that only the guilty are named?

Have we learned nothing from the media naming the wrong person as the shooter at Sandy Hook elementary school?

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Response to mythology (Reply #12)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 12:43 PM

13. We must disagree on our definitions.

To me justice would be to see that all involved are arrested and prosecuted via the law. And in this case it is obvious that some of the participants are being given special treatment. Some times special actions are needed when those in charge of enforcing the law become corrupt.

Attacking Anonymous distracts from the crime of rape.

Do you think Robin Hood was a villain?

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #13)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 02:37 AM

23. Completely agree with you.

And with Anonymous' action on this. It may be the only justice this poor girl receives.

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Response to historylovr (Reply #23)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 12:32 PM

24. I hope not

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Response to mythology (Reply #12)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 08:05 PM

26. Did you see the video they released? nt

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 08:45 PM

17. K&R

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 08:49 PM

18. I love nonviolent vigilante justice. It is the way of the future. nt

 

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 01:14 AM

21. All glories to the Anons! \O/ nt

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 01:19 AM

22. whao

wait wut

ya mean us peons don't have to just grab our ankles while the media is on bended knee ?

woot

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 08:59 PM

27. Thanks for posting I live in the area and this is the most detailed

article I have seen. The local media has done very little coverage on the case. High school
athletes have gotten away with stuff like that for ever around here, it is always covered up.
I saw an incident myself several years ago, a drunk high school football player wrecked a stolen car, never saw or heard a word in the media about the wreck, a stolen car or any drunk driving charge, nothing.

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