The mysterious hacktivist collective Anonymous has launched a number of high-profile campaigns with varying degrees of success. While it exposed the “theology” behind Scientology, and took down some ISIS-related websites, its campaign against Donald Trump went out with a whimper (can anyone take the man down?). But that hasn’t stopped the collective of hackers from going after the biggest target of all — global economic inequality.
According to Mic, Anonymous has declared a 30-day war on the world’s largest banks, and has dubbed this #OpIcarus. They launched this operation on May 4.
In the video above, Anonymous talks about a global “clandestine coalition” whose “corruption and avarice” Anonymous has exposed (along with Wikileaks), and will continue to expose:
This coalition seeks the preservation and the perpetuation of the powers-that-be. And this octopus operates through the tentacles of the IMF, the Federal Reserve, and the World Bank.
Just for good measure, the operators of these tentacles are the Bilderberg Group and the Council on Foreign Relations. And Anonymous also names the President of the United States and his cabinet as puppets of these powers-that-be.
So far in #OpIcarus, Anonymous has taken down the websites of a number of central banks, including:
We’ll see how much impact this has after the 30 days are up.