Guantanamo Shuts Down Wi-Fi After Anonymous Makes Threats



Officials at the American military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have shut down Wi-Fi access throughtout the camp and banned the use of any social networks following threats from hacktivist collective Anonymous.

Anonymous announced “Operation Guantanamo,” an online campaign to protest the conditions of inmates at the base, two weeks ago. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Samuel House told the Associated Press the decision was made to avoid any disruptions by Anonymous. None have been reported so far

Anonymous officially announced the operation on May 6 on Twitter and YouTube

On May 17 to May 19, to coincide with the 100th day of the hunger strike, we urge everyone to join global actions on the ground- (19)

— Operation Guantanamo (@OpGTMO) May 7, 2013 Read more…

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