Anonymous: It’s A Trap! (From the Westboro Baptist Church)

Anonymous: It's A Trap!Ms. Smith writes on Network World:

According to Anonymous, Westboro Baptist Church was behind the Open Letter allegedly from Anonymous, and then added fuel to the flames with WBC’s “Bring it” reply. Anonymous warns don’t DDoS, it’s a trap to collect IPs for suing.

Twitter is on fire with the news of an upcoming troll-on-troll feud of Anonymous vs. Westboro Baptist Church. In case you missed it — in an Open Letter, Anonymous allegedly told the anti-gay, fundamentalist Westboro Baptist Church to stop the hate now or else “the damage incurred will be irreversible” and “neither your institution nor your congregation will ever be able to fully recover.” The Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church struck back, telling Anonymous to “bring it!” and that God hates “lousy hackers.”

In-between the two, this other Open Letter from Anonymous gained less attention, but told WBC that Anonymous knew it was a trap, and the short-on-money, thrive-on-attention WBC was in fact behind the first Open Letter supposedly from Anonymous.

WBC has made an awful name for themselves with their hate preaching, pushing the limits of freedom of speech with their hate speech. Many Christians find WBC’s messages extremely far from Christ-like. Some would call WBC the ultimate IRL (in real life) trolls for such vile acts as provoking mourners outside of funerals for servicemen and women killed in combat. While picketing soldier’s funerals, they hold signs such as “Thank God For Dead Soldiers.” WBC, led by Rev. Fred Phelps, also picketed funerals of six Arizona shooting victims and are notorious for their anti-homosexual messages and “God Hates Fags” signs.

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  • MrPINKi

    Fuck fuck fuck WBC. Never get in a tweet battle with them, its like talking to a brick wall.

  • MrPINKi

    Fuck fuck fuck WBC. Never get in a tweet battle with them, its like talking to a brick wall.

    • http://twitter.com/count_01 Jared James

      A brick wall with “fag” spraypainted on it a hundred thousand times.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    I read somewhere (hell it may have been disinfo i dunno) that the westborough is indeed a trap in every sense. They mainly consist of lawyers and just protest the must random things out there, that will get people riled up, and they sue anyone who attacks one of them at their demonstrations. I’m sure anonymous knows this though.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    I read somewhere (hell it may have been disinfo i dunno) that the westborough is indeed a trap in every sense. They mainly consist of lawyers and just protest the must random things out there, that will get people riled up, and they sue anyone who attacks one of them at their demonstrations. I’m sure anonymous knows this though.

    • http://drwho.virtadpt.net/ The Doctor

      That seems like a fair assessment of them. They’re pretty much legal trolls who keep their eyes peeled to sue anyone they can get away with into smoking craters in the ground.

      As for whether or not Anonymous knows this.. probably a few do.

  • http://twitter.com/count_01 Jared James

    A brick wall with “fag” spraypainted on it a hundred thousand times.

  • justagirl

    i’m sickened that they get so much attention. tsk. tsk.

  • justagirl

    i’m sickened that they get so much attention. tsk. tsk.

    • grooveboss

      we should just move their church in to a gang controlled hood. See which religion is more extreme. I got my money on the ones with boomboxes

      • justagirl

        i’m thinkin’ about they should be fed to the pigs.

        • grooveboss

          You mean the federal pigs? A bit macabre I see :) This guys serve a purpose and that is to show us outside of their experiment gone wrong, what not to do when it comes to our beliefs and opinions.

          Unless its on ice cream! By god if they ever take away rockyroad, I am going to protest in front of weight loss clinics while eating ice cream. I wont say god hates overweight individuals, only the ones who don’t share my preference in numerous flavora.

          • justagirl

            we all scream for chocolate dipped rockyroad on a stick.

  • grooveboss

    we should just move their church in to a gang controlled hood. See which religion is more extreme. I got my money on the ones with boomboxes

  • justagirl

    i’m thinkin’ about they should be fed to the pigs.

  • Anonymous

    I think humans have actually hit a point where they have not only stopped evolving, but started de-evolving with these people. Puts a whole new meaning to “Keeping it In the Family”. They should all probably go stand in traffic. They are the lowest kind of person you could ever imagine, if there was a god, I think he’d hate them the most…lol. Oh and, who ever the Anonymous is, GL to them in taking these stone age people out.

  • Robobagons

    I think humans have actually hit a point where they have not only stopped evolving, but started de-evolving with these people. Puts a whole new meaning to “Keeping it In the Family”. They should all probably go stand in traffic. They are the lowest kind of person you could ever imagine, if there was a god, I think he’d hate them the most…lol. Oh and, who ever the Anonymous is, GL to them in taking these stone age people out.

    • grooveboss

      we’ll evolve alright…..

  • Anonymous

    The reality is the Westboro Baptist Church petty hateful nothing. This really all come off as some nasty miniature ankle biting dog yapping for attention. Why would Anonymous bother with it. When it comes to merchants of greed and hate there are many far worse practitioners who deserve far greater attention, by everyone. From News Corporation the creators of Fox not-News to the Koch(head) boys funders of just about every disgusting far right anti-democracy group, then you have the whole WTO (the biggest global anti-middle class organisation imaginable) and of course many dictators still floating about.

  • rtb61

    The reality is the Westboro Baptist Church petty hateful nothing. This really all come off as some nasty miniature ankle biting dog yapping for attention. Why would Anonymous bother with it. When it comes to merchants of greed and hate there are many far worse practitioners who deserve far greater attention, by everyone. From News Corporation the creators of Fox not-News to the Koch(head) boys funders of just about every disgusting far right anti-democracy group, then you have the whole WTO (the biggest global anti-middle class organisation imaginable) and of course many dictators still floating about.

  • grooveboss

    You mean the federal pigs? A bit macabre I see :) This guys serve a purpose and that is to show us outside of their experiment gone wrong, what not to do when it comes to our beliefs and opinions.

    Unless its on ice cream! By god if they ever take away rockyroad, I am going to protest in front of weight loss clinics while eating ice cream. I wont say god hates overweight individuals, only the ones who don’t share my preference in numerous flavora.

  • http://www.victoriangothic.org Haystack

    I had a friend who successfully DoSed their website from his dorm room back in college (c1998). He lost his job at the computing center, but that was it.

  • http://www.victoriangothic.org Haystack

    I had a friend who successfully DoSed their website from his dorm room back in college (c1998). He lost his job at the computing center, but that was it.

  • grooveboss

    we’ll evolve alright…..

  • justagirl

    we all scream for chocolate dipped rockyroad on a stick.

  • Anonymous

    That seems like a fair assessment of them. They’re pretty much legal trolls who keep their eyes peeled to sue anyone they can get away with into smoking craters in the ground.

    As for whether or not Anonymous knows this.. probably a few do.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_C5SV3Y6GG7GRK3NBX64IXAXDGM Jessica Hurst

    Now we shall see a truly EPIC battle between trolls.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_C5SV3Y6GG7GRK3NBX64IXAXDGM Jessica Hurst

    Now we shall see a truly EPIC battle between trolls.

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