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News, The Snitch Californians Just Scored a Victory in a Lawsuit Against Twitter, Whether They Know it or Not

Californians Just Scored a Victory in a Lawsuit Against Twitter, Whether They Know it or Not

Remember that time you beat Twitter in a class action lawsuit? You don’t? Weird, because it happened just a few days ago. This isn’t the strangest lawsuit to come along (we’re talking about California, after all), but it’s probably…
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News, The Snitch Local Journalist Could Face 25 Year Prison Sentence for Defacing LA Times Website

Local Journalist Could Face 25 Year Prison Sentence for Defacing LA Times Website

That’s the year Keys, who’d recently left employment at KTLX in Sacramento (KTLX says…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Recent Acquisitions: Oakland Museum Receives Haunted Dress and Shackles

Recent Acquisitions: Oakland Museum Receives Haunted Dress and Shackles

Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe brings you the most important, often wondrous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally downright vexing finds every Friday. Anonymous donations are pari passu at cultural institutions, so when Veda…
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News, The Snitch Occupy, Anonymous Plan to Screw Your Afternoon Commute

Occupy, Anonymous Plan to Screw Your Afternoon Commute

What could be more annoying than an Occupy or Anonymous protest? How about an Occupy and Anonymous protest together.The two anti-government groups are planning a joint action at Fruitvale BART station at 5 p.m. today, which means you East Bay-bound folks…
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News, The Snitch #OpCannabis: Anonymous Pushing Marijuana for 4/20

#OpCannabis: Anonymous Pushing Marijuana for 4/20

Not every innocuous schoolboy joke becomes a worldwide cultural phenomenon, but this one -- 4/20, 4-20, four twenty -- has had legs since it began 41 years ago at San Rafael High in Marin County.This year, the universal code for…
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News, The Snitch UC Davis Students Sue University Over Lt. John Pike's Pepper-Spraying Tactics

UC Davis Students Sue University Over Lt. John Pike's Pepper-Spraying Tactics

It would be difficult to forget the controversial pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis last year after the Internet made a meme out of Lt. John Pike callously dousing peaceful protesters with the chemical.Those students sure haven't forgotten it. Those same…
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News, The Snitch Anonymous Accuses Feds of "Fear-Mongering," Denies Plans to Attack Power Grid

Anonymous Accuses Feds of "Fear-Mongering," Denies Plans to Attack Power Grid

Earlier today, we gave readers a heads up that Anonymous could soon have the ability to wipe out our power grid, further screwing citizens. But after the National Security Agency released the news of this domestic threat, Anonymous sent out…
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News, The Snitch Anonymous Could Wipe Out U.S. Power, Feds Say

Anonymous Could Wipe Out U.S. Power, Feds Say

One thing Anonymous is really good for is embarrassing public agencies (BART) -- and their employees (Linton Johnson). But the National Security Agency is worried that the shadowy online hacking group will soon have the power to shut off our…
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News, The Snitch Anonymous Takes Down CIA Website

Anonymous Takes Down CIA Website

Happy FuckCIAFriday!Anonymous, the Internet hacking group, may or may not have have achieved one of its biggest hits to date if in fact it is responsible for taking down the CIA website today. But it seems not even Anon members…
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Anonymous Attempts to "Bring Down" Facebook

A day without Wikipedia was one thing, but can you imagine your life without Facebook? That's one way to test your allegiance to Anonymous, the online hacktivist group, best known locally for revealing personal information of BART police officers. The…
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John Pike, Accused Pepper-Spraying UC Davis Cop, Targeted by Anonymous

The shadowy online "hacktivist" group known for encouraging the Occupy Wall Street Movement has published the personal contact information of Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis cop who was allegedly recorded pepper-spraying a group of unarmed UC Davis protesters last…
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News, The Snitch Ethicstrouble, San Francisco Scientology Defector, Taunts Church

Ethicstrouble, San Francisco Scientology Defector, Taunts Church

​After a month-long silence, the self-professed Scientology member who spoke with the SF Weekly about deciding the church was a cult has posted a new message online -- virtually taunting the church for its inability to figure out the identity…
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News, The Snitch Amy Scobee, Prominent Ex-Scientologist, Says San Francisco Apostate Is Legit

Amy Scobee, Prominent Ex-Scientologist, Says San Francisco Apostate Is Legit

​This week on the Snitch, we published an extended interview with ethicstrouble, the purported Scientology apostate who is now just playing the game, waiting for the so-called church to collapse to get out.  Ethicstrouble would only talk to us over…
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News, The Snitch Has Bank of America Been Hacked over New Debit Card Fee?

Has Bank of America Been Hacked over New Debit Card Fee?

In yet another possible sign that hacking is the most popular pastime among antisocial American youth since Magic: The Gathering, the Bank of America website is experiencing technical difficulties that some are speculating could be part of a reprisal for…
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News, The Snitch Scientology Apostate Part IV: Deciding the Church Was a Fraud

Scientology Apostate Part IV: Deciding the Church Was a Fraud

For our final post -- for now -- from the self-proclaimed Scientologist apostate inside the San Francisco Church of Scientology, we talk to ethicstrouble about the path to deciding that Scientology was a hoax. "The reason I'm talking to you…
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News, The Snitch Scientology Apostate Part III: Anonymous' Effect on the Org

Scientology Apostate Part III: Anonymous' Effect on the Org

Earlier this month, Anonymous claimed their first potential defector from within San Francisco's Church of Scientology. Meanwhile, the church's president, Jeff Quiros, told SF Weekly the masked protesters' presence has only buoyed the public's interest in the org. This week,…
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News, The Snitch Scientology Apostate Part II: Life In the Org

Scientology Apostate Part II: Life In the Org

Yesterday, we posted documents purportedly smuggled out of a trash bin of San Francisco's Church of Scientology by ethicstrouble, a self-proclaimed church member who has decided Scientology is a money-sucking farce and wants out. Two prominent ex-Scientologists agreed the statistics…
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News, The Snitch Scientology Apostate Part I: San Francisco Church's Stats

Scientology Apostate Part I: San Francisco Church's Stats

A couple weeks ago, the masked Anonymous protesters who've been organizing protests outside San Francisco's Church of Scientology for the last three years received a jolt of affirmation. A self-proclaimed Scientologist logged onto the group's local message board with the…
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News, The Snitch Anonymous Discrimination? Wearing Masks at Protests Illegal in New York City

Anonymous Discrimination? Wearing Masks at Protests Illegal in New York City

​Over the last month, masked Anonymous protesters have made a weekly date to demonstrate at BART stations in San Francisco. When the cops have moved to arrest some, it's usually been for refusing to obey an officers' orders, delaying traffic,…
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News, The Snitch BART Protests: When Will They Stop?

BART Protests: When Will They Stop?

While protesters plan to gather again tonight and attempt to disrupt the evening commute (there's word they will be riding on the trains) -- BART is hoping new legislation wending its way through Sacramento will criminalize some protesters' actions. Tonight…
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