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Re: <nettime> Anonymous movement in decline?
Rob Myers on Wed, 8 Jan 2014 01:37:46 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Anonymous movement in decline?


On 06/01/14 01:23 PM, Felix Stalder wrote:

> But this "rise and decline" meme is a typical media cycle.

This.

> But, even if nobody would ever use the name Anonymous anymore, and all
> the Guy Fawkes masks would rot in drawers around the world, what would
> that mean? Decline? Of what exactly? Of an attractor which allowed
> different actors to coalesce? What happens if a different one appears?
> 
> I think Anonymous succeeded widely. It politicized a entire generation
> of people who formed their values and expectations on the internet.

Also this.

That said, nothing is stopping anyone onlist from acting as Anonymous.
I'm sure a way could be found for doing so to count as research points.

- Rob.


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