Chicago police website taken down in protest over NATO summit

Chicago police website taken down in protest over NATO summit
Chicago police website taken offline.

Protests have hit Chicago against the NATO summit. U.S. President Barack Obama will meet leaders of other NATO countries and some non-members. Predictably, the event has sparked protests from groups who oppose NATO actions in the world.

Police have responded to the protests, and are being accused of heavy handed tactics. In retaliation, a group claiming to be Anonymous knocked the Police website offline.

"We are actively engaged in actions against the Chicago Police Department, and encourage anyone to take up the cause and use the AntiS3curityOPS Anonymous banner. For those able, should be fired upon as much as possible. We are in your harbor Chicago, and you will not forget us," the group said.

The city of Chicago's website was also inaccessible for a long time.

Written by: James Delahunty @ 21 May 2012 0:03
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  • LordRuss

    As crooked as Chicago/Illinois is? Who can tell? The people in the southern half have said they should secede & then let the US rebuild us like a war torn nation. Maybe then some things could get fixed.

    I couldn't tell the first thing about Chicago that make's it so damned special to host any kind of international 'anything' anyway. They could have held these talks in St. Louis & they'd have been just as pissed off.

    I really do think we need that Zombie apocalypse...

    21.5.2012 11:06 #1

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