Anonymous ‘brandjacks’ Westboro Baptist Church on Facebook


By Helen A.S. Popkin   –  via | 14 hrs.

The Internet was positively giddy with schadenfreude Wednesday as rumor spread that Anonymous, that loosely connected cabal of cyber-vigilantes, had seized control, or otherwise “hacked,” the Facebook page belonging to Westboro Baptist Church. Only the church — infamous for picketing funerals of soldiers with its ‘God Hates [fill-in-the-blank]’ signs — didn’t have a Facebook page. So whose page was Anonymous unleashing its anarchic mirth upon? Its own.

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