September 19, 2011
The Dangers of Writing About Anonymous
Nate Anderson, Ars Technica
Cole Stryker's new book on 4chan and Anonymous, called Epic Win for Anonymous, was only published on September 1—but the death threats, pizza deliveries, and magazine subscriptions are already rolling in. Stryker waded into 4chan's notorious /b/ board to announce his book's publication; the very first response was "Kindly kill yourself immediately." Anons have tweeted his home address, even down to the correct apartment number. And he has been signed up for every spam e-mail list on the planet.
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