Anonymous “now privy to many of Stephen Harper’s most cherished secrets”
“We will still maintain access to information highly damaging to Stephen Harper and other supporters of Bill-C51″
by: Obert Madondo | Jul 28, 2015
Hacktivist group Anonymous has started releasing high-level documents retrieved from secure Harper government computers as retaliation for the RCMP’s recent murder of one of its members.
On Monday, the group released a document it claimed to have retrieved from the Treasury Board of Canada. The document, dated Feb, 2014, details the Harper government plans to boost the domestic and foreign capabilities of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and other key spy agencies.
“We repeat our insistence upon the immediate arrest of the RCMP killers of James McIntyre,” Anonymous said in a press release and the video above, both released Monday. “Unless and until that happens, we will be releasing stunning secrets at irregular intervals.”
But the international hacktivist group’s concerns stretch far beyond the call for justice for McIntyre, an Anonymous activist who was gunned down by the RCMP in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, earlier this month.
“Stephen Harper, Canadian security forces, and their corporate overlords have now determined that anyone opposing their fossil fuel agenda is a terrorist,” Anonymous said in its press press release and video. “Canada has made opposing fossil fuel mania with action, words or thoughts into a summary criminal offense of the highest order.”
The group is also irked by Harper’s new anti-terror legislatio, Bill C-51, which will transforms CSIS into a dictatorship-style secret police force operating with neither oversight nor accountability. Rights groups have argued that C-51 will grant Canada’s spy and policing agencies the power to violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Last month, Anonymous downed several Canadian government websites as part of a protest against C-51.
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Until now, the government has publicly acknowledged the existence of three foreign CSIS spy stations, based in London, Paris and Washington. Anonymous puts the number at 25.
Then the most stunning part of the hacktivist group’s disclosures: Harper ordered the secretive Communications Security Establishment (CSE) to spy on U.S. President Barack Obama. The Americans uncovered the operation and retaliated by thwarting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the group claims.
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Anonymous is also worried about the possibility of the Harper Conservatives stealing the 2015 federal election, scheduled for October 19.
#OpAnonDown Canadian Cabinet Leaks (#CCLeaks) Document 1 Press Release We begin with a moment of silence for our fallen friend, James McIntyre.
Here’s the full text of the group’s press release:
We begin with a moment of silence for our fallen friend, James McIntyre.
Stephen Harper, Canadian security forces, and their corporate overlords have now determined that anyone opposing their fossil fuel agenda is a terrorist.
This is the immediate and most important context of the murder of JayMack at the hands of RCMP officers in Dawson Creek, British Columbia.
-covert, warrantless surveillance
-outright police state dystopia at the G-20
-full court pressure against Idle No More
-a series of monstrous crime legislation
-and, finally, Bill C-51,
Canada has made opposing fossil fuel mania with action, words or thoughts into a summary criminal offense of the highest order.
Anonymous has been collecting bits of evidence and making plans for many months. Beginning in June, we launched an all out assault on Canada’s Internet infrastructure in opposition to C-51, Canada’s secret police bill.
We are also concerned that Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada will once again use widespread cheating in the upcoming federal elections.
Meanwhile, Canadian security forces and their Five Eyes partners in New Zealand, the UK, Australia, and the U.S. have been extremely pro-active in developing and purchasing offensive hacking capabilities.
Fortunately for us, Canada has been far more lax in defending its own systems. We have just released a secret document from the Canadian cabinet. We are excluding certain document security features, and, accordingly, some heading material. This is a painstaking process. We simply cannot release a document for every story we will be reporting over the coming months.
This first document, though, combined with remarks from Tony Clement after our DDoS attacks last month, show that Harper’s cabinet made direct decisions domestically, as well as for foreign spy stations, to update security systems at a leisurely pace over at least a four year period.
Congratulations! You left many doors open for us!
We are now privy to many of Stephen Harper’s most cherished secrets.
For instance, shortly after winning a majority in 2011, the NSA discovered that Stephen Harper had grown a bit to big for his Christian britches. He and the Canadian Security Establishment were attempting to spy on their Five Eyes partners in the U.S. Obama’s top intelligence officials were furious when they caught CSE in the act. They vowed to kill off Harper’s number one priority, the KXL pipeline.
By the way, Mr. Stephen Blaney, there is nothing more undemocratic than repeatedly cheating at elections then cutting the budget for the elections watchdog. All the while, your government has continued with unprecedented secrecy, antipathy to legitimate media inquiry, and outright contempt independent scientific inquiry.
We repeat our insistence upon the immediate arrest of the RCMP killers of James McIntyre. Unless and until that happens, we will be releasing stunning secrets at irregular intervals. Of course, even if such arrests take place, we will still maintain access to information highly damaging to Stephen Harper and other supporters of Bill-C51.
Enjoy the summer, everyone. Fall will be Wild.
We Are Anonymous.
All your secrets are belong to the mask.