Anonymous “Hacks Wrong Site”


The campaign of Anonymous to free Japan from the bondage of unduly harsh copyright law has got off to a less than auspicious start after the group bumblingly hacked the wrong site, thinking it was humiliating the central government by defacing their site only to find it had instead ruined the site of a river works office in Ibaraki.

Along with various political and official websites loosely connected to the law (for some reason Japan’s recording industry mafia group JASRAC has been spared), Anonymous defaced the site of the Kasumigaura river management office, a governmental body primarily concerned with flood control and water management in eastern Kanto.

It is believed that they actually thought they were targeting Kasumigaseki, a region in central Tokyo full of government offices and also a euphemism for these government departments:

<ho> my friend has a question that is anon was mistaken about Kasumi-gaura and Kasumi-gaseki

<&Juzzy> What do you mean Anon was mistaken?

<c0ug4r> tell me about kasumi

The site itself has been restored along with a terse message from the department affected saying how regrettable it is and how they will try not to let it happen again.

This has not done the reputation of the super-hackers much good in Japan:


“How lame!!!!!!”

“That’s just cute.”

“Anonymous is so cute.”

“What a mistake…”

“Dojikko Anon.”

“Dojikko moe!”

“Get some members who actually know something about Japan.”

“The poor people of Ibaraki prefecture…”

“They targeted a river management authority?”

“They don’t even know any Japanese, what a useless bunch of incompetents.”

“And they had such a good image…”

“My prefecture’s lakes!”

“Oh, and this time they didn’t just knock it offline, they replaced it?”

“They could just replace Kasumigaura’s site with that of Kasumigaseki, problem solved!”

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    Avatar of Anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    19:23 27/06/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Question, is Anonymous is using google translate?

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:41 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Yes, they are. It's sad because some of them are European otakus, but the script is too difficult to learn, it's not that simple case like for example with cyrillic. Hiragana and katakana are not that useful without kanji knowledge, although there are sites that add furigana with some success...


    Comment by Anonymous
    09:20 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    You can read Japanese with just kana knowledge just fine. And Firefox has browser extensions which let you insert furigana everywhere.

    It takes more time to read than the kanji script, but it's not impossible.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:27 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Answer, probably yes

    Comment by Anonymous

    Hey, It's something... is really hard to hack a fucking japan site.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:11 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    let the japan site cum then hack when cuddling

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:26 29/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL lameeee !!

    Avatar of Falos
    Comment by Falos
    19:37 27/06/2012 # ! Quality (+0.8)

    This is like those scenes where a player displays incredible agility to make a spectacular touchdown.

    In the wrong endzone.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:48 29/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol it truly is

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:46 27/06/2012 # ! Good (+0.8)

    Now wait for the Japanese to draw a dojikko Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:30 28/06/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    I'll be waiting patiently for that.

    Anon-ko. The doujinshi is bound to be delicious.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:04 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    It will probably be copyrighted

    Avatar of Darnier
    Comment by Darnier
    19:29 27/06/2012 # ! Good (+0.7)

    Close Enough

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:41 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    it was a "japanense gov" site...

    Avatar of Justin iZ Here
    Comment by Justin iZ Here
    19:31 27/06/2012 # ! Good (+0.7)

    it happens, Im not surprised if they can't read moonrunes.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:15 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    They wrote 'scentence' lol.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:07 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    And bungled several other parts of the message.

    Was this even really done by Anonymous?

    "We are a legion". Really now?

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:47 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    "You may as why?"

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:29 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    It might be a Japanese Anonymous. Although if they're versed enough in the global Anonymous their english should be well enough to know the motto.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:04 27/06/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    I like how japanese confuse anonymous with real hackers.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:22 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I like how people talk as if Anonymous is the same group of people.

    Also, real hackers don't break into websites, noob.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:49 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    They're all 15 year old faggots, so yes Anonymous is the same group of script kiddie faggots.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:27 29/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL.. just LOL...

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:59 30/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    self deprecation?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:42 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    the japanese don't know any better than anonymous itself.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:28 29/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    they don't fuckin' care about Anonymous.. n00b hacker ?

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:37 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Way to go, Anonymous. You actually hit the right country!

    We are not Anonymous
    We are legion
    We are laughing at you
    Expect us... to ROFLOL

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:54 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    But your an anonymous too

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:47 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm anonymous. They're Anonymous with a capital 'A'. As names go, it doesn't show much imagination, does it?

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:53 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    it say "Comment by Anonymous"... looks like a capital A to me.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:33 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    20:10 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    strange that they completely violated sony-chan one who got nuclear ass-fucked by that fiasco was laughing. But than anonymous is not a tight-nit group by any means.

    I imagine this is a bunch of idiot teen-somethings and skiddies, not someone with even remote knowledge of coding and programming.

    Avatar of HouseLife
    Comment by HouseLife
    21:04 27/06/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Well, there are some world-class hackers who claim themselves as part of it as an ideal, and then of course there are those on the forefront who know nothing but wish to do something.

    The issue is most people aren't intelligent enough to understand what Anonymous is. Anonymous is a connotative representation of an ideal, and an ideal cannot be hijacked by any one group. The new term "Anonymous" was born to describe a unilateral hive mind toward an ideal or thought process, which can lead to actions taken by the collective in one direction or another. Often trolling for lulz though.

    A group name of "Anonymous" does not make them Anonymous the ideal. In fact by even attempting to focus the ideal of Anonymous, they are in fact violating it. Having a leadership making decisions for the hive mind makes them drones, not a sovereign entity of matching ideals that has no borders and no leaders. That which made Anonymous what it was was how it formed with no true leadership, but ideas that led to actions across the planet despite any logic or direction. A countless-headed hydra that is representative of the new state of planetary consciousness and its constant evolution.

    I don't disagree with the idea of trying to focus that energy through a point of 'attack' in order to better the planet. I do find it beautifully ironic that the Internet Hate Machine completely inadvertently began producing justice though...

    brb, church.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:34 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anonymous is whoever decides to call themselves anonymous at a given time. The only principle anon follows is that we have an unspecified identity.

    Anyone claiming to represent the views of anonymous doesn't really understand what it means.


    Comment by Anonymous
    05:06 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    he's saying shota should be allowed to let on computer

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:48 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Just had a GITS SAC flashback!

    Avatar of Pyrolight
    Comment by Pyrolight
    06:37 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anonymous is more of a big cluster fuck of wildly different ideological groups that at times will agree on something.

    There is no hive mind involved.

    Someone picks a target and the mass follows.

    It is not a collective decision.

    That is the reality not their self proclaimed bullshit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:42 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I think he means that the anonymous group is just summerf"s trying to use an ideology.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:40 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    can someone translate this into american?

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:02 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    While I agree with you that they seem to have no programming knowledge, I highly doubt its a bunch of teens due to the fact that there not all "derp we hacked you were so cool" in their posts and seem to have sensible grammar. They are morons though no question there.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:21 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    We are not Anonymous
    We are legion
    We are Gaijin...

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:24 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Gaikokujin. Gaijin is the intolerant term, for someone to call themselves that is like a black calling himself nigger.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:49 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    We are very stupid Gaijins

    Avatar of Myballz
    Comment by Myballz
    22:40 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Someone give them address to a Japanese porn website so they can attack that instead of the government it would piss off more Japanese that way.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:12 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    they even got
    `we are a legion` wrong, should be
    `we are legion`

    Avatar of Red
    Comment by Red
    23:48 27/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Way to go to make bold proclamation and entrance with a bang...of own head against the doors.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:57 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    The number of people assuming this is anonymous when the freaking motto of anonymous isn't even without errors is pretty amazing. I'm definitely going to rob every one here and just spray a local gang tag somewhere in the house since apparently you'd automatically attribute it to them even against all other evidence.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:10 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, this is most likely forged to make Anonymous look bad. And the way it is done in such an obvious, almost ludicrous fashion, you can tell it was the Japanese's sad attempt at counter-hacking. Good enough to fool children and idiots, but not good enough to fool those who are fed up with losing their rights.

    Comment by Anonymous

    That's funny, because "Anonymous" is actually full of quite a few members who haven't even hit puberty!

    Comment by Anonymous

    Anonymous doesn't need to be made look bad. Like he said, they are just teenagers with hormones out of control and can't fap because their balls didn't descend yet. They feel the need to join an organization so that they find some self worth.

    If it fails, it's because someone else did it to make anonymous look bad? Stop kidding yourself. They are losers and you know it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:42 28/06/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    They need to learn how to read...

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