Christopher Weatherhead (aka Nerdo) has been an active member for Anonymous. Christopher played a large role in Operation Payback, a series of cyberattacks. In January 2013, Christopher Weatherhead was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his part in the denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on PayPal, Visa and MasterCard in December 2010.
Who is Anonymous? Cyberwar
The hacktivist collective Anonymous has targeted everyone from PayPal to the FBI. CyberWar - Tuesdays 10:30P. Ben Makuch travels the world to meet with hackers, government officials, and dissidents to investigate the ecosystem of cyberwarfare.
Anonymous came to the fore in 2008 when they attacked the church of (...) Read more
12 July 2016
Anonymous - FreeAnons in The UK
The Anonymous Solidarity Network exists to provide legal, financial and moral support for activists facing prosecution for involvement, alleged or otherwise, in Anonymous actions. The use of information networks to perform community acts of protest is neither a crime nor an act of conspiracy and should not be (...) Read more
10 April 2013
Christopher Weatherhead - Freedom for Nerdo
Earlier this week, we learned with great sadness that Christopher Weatherhead — our “Nerdo” — was sentenced to an 18 month jail term for his “integral role” in protests that occured under the banner of “Operation Payback”. We consider the guilty verdict a complete miscarriage of justice, the sentence incredibly unfair and (...) Read more
29 January 2013