Wednesday 5 September 2012
YTCracker (pronounced “whitey cracker”) is a “former” hacker turned nerdcore rapper most known for defacing the webpages of several federal and municipal government websites in the United States at the age of 17. YTCracker began producing rap music in 1998 in the genre that has since become known as nerdcore hip hop. His early work mainly focused on documenting and amusing the participants of the America Online hacking scene. In 1999, YTCracker gained notoriety for defacing the web site of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center along with other government and commercial websites, including servers maintained by the FAA, the DCAA, NATO, the Colorado Springs Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Honda, Nissan, and AT&T.
The Anonymous Solidarity Network (FreeAnons) is happy to announce that YTCracker has donated some of his music (Computer Crime) to be used on the benefit CD “Hear Us Now” (2 CD / 27 Tracks). Many have contributed to this project and many artists have donated their art. Too many to name but to many we owe our gratitude. This CD is a two disc set including twenty eight tracks from various artist and various genres. We’ve made the CD available for purchase online but hard copies also will be available shortly which will include additional art and a letter from Jeremy Hammond.
All of the proceeds donated to the Anonymous Solidarity Network will be used to support prosecuted Anons in some fashion or another. How the money is used, specifically, depends on the circumstances and is at the discretion of the network. FreeAnons provides prosecuted Anons, many of whom are now burdened financially because of their prosecution, with assistance attending court hearings and other means of financial and moral support. The network also, occasionally, puts money on the commissary funds of Anons still incarcerated. If you, personally, would like a say in how the money is used we invite you to join the Anonymous Solidarity Network on IRC.AnonOps (Channel #FreeAnons).