Anonymous FreeAnons TV: Tribute to Lorax

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Lorax, voice of Anonymous speaking truth to power (Update: Adam Bennett Defence Fund)

We are asking supporters and other people who also oppose governement surveilence to help Adam Bennett (aka Lorax) get the defence he deserves and defeat the prosection making it harder for the same types of charges to be laid on others as well as himself.

Lorax was an outspoken individual who, above all, truly believed in the various operations and causes of not only Anonymous, but also those outside the collective who shared similar ideologies. He reached out to those he felt had an aim worthy of promotion on many occasions, with such causes as freedom of speech, freedom on the internet and those against the machinations of the state which aim to take away the privacy and freedoms of opinion and expression that he felt we should have. In the course of this, he and his show have been invaluable in spreading the various messages from the guests he had; we now ask those guests to show solidarity with the man who categorically believed in them.

To all of you who have been given a time at which to discuss your cause, promote it and be supported by Lorax, we ask that you stand by him during this difficult time with public acknowledgment of your support for him in any way you can. If we don’t show solidarity with those who will go out into the public eye and will voice the fight that many of us feel we face, then we may end up without such a voice entirely.

We are the Lorax,
We speak truth to power,
We fight for a more just world,
We are the peaceful future,
Expect us. Free Lorax!

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Adam John Bennett, the Lorax, is back in court

awholelotbetterSome Charges Dropped For The Lorax …

Adam John Bennett, the Lorax, was back in and out of court in Perth, Western Australia today, March 11. The appearance was little more than an announcement of yet another continuation. Along with his case being pushed back until June 17, the charges against him for hacking AATP and the Indonesian government were dropped for lack of evidence. The prosecutors have announced new charges to replace the old ones. The new charges, reportedly, include multiple counts of “aiding and harassment.”

All told, the new charges have the potential to mean 60 years in prison for the Lorax. Fortunately, in a delaying move, the prosecutors did not commit the charges brought up in court. This means Bennett will have to wait and see if the prosecutors will even charge him with the new charges. This tactic comes as no surprise. The constant delays are apparently a delaying tactic, intended to deprive Adam John Bennett of his civil rights and his ability to advocate through his LoraxLive broadcasts.  

While the prosecutors have not built a case on the original charges against Bennet for the alleged hackings, they have managed to silence the Lorax by keeping his Radio Show, LoraxLive off the net, through the use of restrictive bail requirements that limit Mr. Bennet’s use of the Internet to banking, legal advice or employment purposes. So, while unable to build a case, the Australian government has managed to, temporarily, silence a critic of their controversial data-retention scheme, which was introduced into parliament October 2014, and is currently clearing the hurdles it needs to in order to become law in Australia.

Though kept off the airwaves and the ircs, due to restrictive bail requirements, the Lorax can always be heard through archives of his past shows, at least the ones not confiscated by the authorities, which you can hear here and here.

Nominate Lorax for a Walkley Award.

Free The Lorax

No Time to Relax for The Lorax


Adam John Bennett, the Lorax, was back in and out of court in Perth, Western Australia today, March 11. The appearance was little more than an announcement of yet another continuation. Along with his case being pushed back until June, the previous charges against him, for allegedly hacking AATP and the Indonesian government were dropped for lack of evidence. Not to be deterred by a troublesome thing like evidence, or due process, the prosecutors have trumped up some brand new charges to replace the old, worn out ones. The new charges, reportedly, include multiple counts of “aiding and harassment.”

All told, the new charges have the potential to mean 60 years ‘lifted away where the grickle grass grows’ for the Lorax. Fortunately, in a delaying move, the prosecutors did not commit the charges brought up today. This means Bennett will have to wait and see while the the government, basically, stands around seeing if anything it runs up a pole will wave. This tactic comes as no surprise. It has been obvious since the beginning of this case that the prosecution never had a case. The constant delays as they continue to invent charges against Bennett, are merely a cheap delaying tactic, intended to deprive Adam John Bennett of his civil rights and his ability to advocate through his LoraxLive broadcasts.  

An anonymous source reports that, fed up with undue process, Mr. Bennett’s original barrister had given up any hope of a fair trial the prior week, refused to proceed–because the courts had not followed the proper procedure when it was first announced its plans to drop the original charges and bring up new ones. His current solicitor, having already made prior commitments, did not show up for court. The presiding judge, in a continuation of her lack of regard for the accused or, apparently the due process of law, was reported to blithely pronounce, “these things happen…” when she learned of the Lorax’s lack of legal representation. With an apparent disregard for the complexity of a case involving alleged criminal computer hacking, the court unceremoniously dumped Bennett and his case into the lap of legal-aid, who then had multiple minutes to familiarize themselves with their new client’s case before proceeding to the courtroom.

In a case this complex, legal fees for defense can be quite high. Already running low on funds, Lorax’s defense team is searching for new funds to help in their hiring of new lawyers. Even if Adam’s remaining solicitor were to decide to fight a court that isn’t playing by the rules, the new rescheduling by the courts puts the new hearing and any possible trial out of reach for her, as she is due to leave country for an entire year before the new trial date. The tireless Lorax and his supporters will continue to work, round the clock to try raise, the estimated $250,000 that a case like this can cost.

While not being able to develop a case against Mr. Bennett for nearly a year, the prosecutors have been able to keep Adam’s alter-ego, the Lorax off of his show LoraxLive through the use of restrictive bail requirements that limit Adam’s use of the Internet to banking, legal advice, or employment purposes. It should come as no surprise then, that while one of the most vocal and credible of critic of the Australian Government’s planned, new data retention schemes has been unable to reach his audience, the government has managed to slide its unwise and unsafe regulations quickly and smoothly through its legislative underbelly. The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014, which among a list of nearly 40, ill-conceived, directives are items calling for telecoms to keep their customer’s e-mail and phone metadata for two years. For those worried about a data breach it also requires that the telecommunications companies provide notification to the government if their security is breached or their encryption is compromised.

Though kept off the airwaves and the ircs, due to restrictive bail requirements, the Lorax can always be heard through archives of his past shows, at least the ones not confiscated by the authorities, which you can hear here and here.

Nominate Lorax for a Walkley Award.

Free The Lorax

Was The Lorax Setup?

Lorax_5The lifesaving Lorax’s tale took an interesting turn the last few nights, as the internets and ircs were ablaze with controversy, flame wars, and a little good-ole-fashioned ‘he-said she-said.’ What was already looking like a classic tale of governmental overreach and the suppression of Adam John Bennett’s Civil-Rights is turning into a dark tale of deception, duplicity, and police-led treachery. While there was much argument among the anons present, one thing was very clear, the Australian government had tricked and deceived a minor in an unsuccessful attempt to lure the Lorax into a hacking scheme. Having failed in that they have continued to attempt to argue that the research work that he did at his job for a Cancer fighting charity that showed a clear problem with the same security protocol that the Australian Government was proposing using with it’s upcoming, Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014, plan for telecoms to keep their customer’s e-mail and phone metadata for two years.

Soon after Bennett began criticizing the plan there was an alleged hack into AATP (third-largest telecom in Australia) and the Indonesian government, Anonymous was blamed. The Government initially charged the Lorax and two hackers with the breach. After nearly a year of delays and continuations, the court announced that all of the charges for hacking by Bennett would be dropped, but replaced with obscure sounding charges like, “aiding and harassment.” It has become ever more clear that there wasn’t ever much of a case and the government is using Bennett’s bail restrictions to keep his LoraxLive show off of the air.

This dark tale really begins in 2011, even before the government started suggesting an ill-conceived data retention scheme, before anyone hacked AATP and the Indonesian government. Back in the heyday of lulzsec a 15 year-old hacker who we’ll call Hacker-Z (not his real hacker handle) was caught up in the glamour and prestige of the lulzsec-style direct-action hacking. Hacker-Z was like almost nearly ever teenage boy he wanted to listen to loud music and raise a little hell. That sounds anti-social perhaps, but when you see that the things that young hacktivists want to break are things like evil autocratic governments like Libya or Tunisia, or on-line bullying groups, that anti-social streak can begin to turn an odd shade of heroic on a young person. Apparently, according to general consent, it wasn’t hard for the same sort of Five Eyes investigators–who were at that same time acting as the nefarious Sabu’s puppet masters, in a separate scheme to entrap Anons–to get a hold of this inspired, if naive teenager.

Having entrapped the would-be activist with an illegal hacking scheme, they first terrified the lad and his mother with the prospect of nearly life in prison for his unsuccessful attempt, while being directed by undercover government agents, to hack government and military websites; according to some in the chatroom. Having scared his mother as best they could it was easy for the police to convince her to give consent for them to use their son as a mole to keep an eye on on-line hacktivists. Any mother if, confronted with the prospect of sending her only child to prison, for probably, the rest of his life would almost surely make the same decision. Having Hacker-Z as a mole worked well for the police apparently, he was generally reported to be a friendly, helpful, and affable young man. No one on this side of things is sure how much information he really got in his few years, probably, working for the police, but needless to say when he was arrested with the Lorax, many a hard drive was wiped, just in case.

It seems the feds kept Hacker-Z on ice until the day they needed him. That day came, apparently, during the summer of 2012, when the Australian Government first proposed the current anti-privacy legislation that they are quietly pushing through the legislature right now. When The Lorax caught wind of the Government’s plan he immediately saw the obvious problems with warehousing the entire Australian population’s personal web data. Even if the government could show an actual need for all of this personal, which they can’t, Bennett honed in on the first and most obvious problem, security. Eventually Bennett showed, at his workplace, while testing their server, that recent flaws found in OpenSSL, the so called “Heartbleed Bug” could eventually lead to losses of citizen’s personal data to criminals or terrorists, if the government continued with their data retention plan.

Seeing the problem the Lorax did what the Lorax does when the community is in danger; he warned people through his popular show, Lorax Live, whose archives, that haven’t been seized by the government, can be heard here and here. Obviously, the leaders and politicians backed by corporatism and fully vested in the telecom industry, couldn’t afford to have a lot people aware of or critical of their massive transfer of both citizen’s data and the nation’s wealth, in the form of fees paid by taxes, to the nation’s telecoms. No, classically, power becomes annoyed when confronted by truth, this story is no different.

By the Winter of 2012, as far as the Australian government and the Australian Federal Police were concerned; the Lorax had to be silenced. Later when they learned that, while at his job testing his employer’s server’s security, Bennett had discovered a way that the “Heartbleed Bug” might be used to access encrypted files on a server, the very sort of thing that privacy advocates had been screaming about ever since the government first suggested the data retention program, government agents hatched a plan to silence the Lorax.

The police knew that they would never convince a reputable, white-hat security researcher like Adam John Bennett to participate in a criminal attack on the internet’s infrastructure. It is rumored that the police devised a plan to implicate the Lorax without needing him to take part in any illegal activity. To do this, they gathered up their friendly young, unfortunate mole, Hacker-Z and sent him into an irc chat with the Lorax and had him plead with Bennett to give him, Hacker-Z, Bennett’s note’s from his research work on OpenSSL. The authorities, it seems, hoped that by obtaining information on how one might be able to attack encryption from the researcher they could implicate him in a crime and, at least, keep his radio show off the Internet until they got their data retention plans passed into law.

Perhaps more despicable than the government’s attempt frame and implicate a man are its motives, of depriving a citizen of his civil-rights, and its methods of abusing the criminal justice system through the attempted entrapment of an innocent man, and misuse of a citizen’s right to bail in order to silence a benign, but vocal critic of governmental corruption and malfeasance. This is not Syria or Zimbabwe where a critic can simply be tossed in a hole or executed by despots, in “free” societies, like Australia, you must design administrative and judicial straps with which to bind their tongues and hands to things like restrictive bail requirements or plea agreements, to trumped up or false charges. The critic is silenced, the powers-that-be have no blood on their hands, the media calls the former hero-of-the-people a villain, and whatever danger the critic was fighting against is forgotten. It’s all very civilized.

If the police were unaware of who they were dealing with or simply unfamiliar with the world of white-hats is unclear. Bennett did not give their mole any help or information, and not because he believed he was a mole. (As a white-hat researcher Bennett was well aware of cyber-crime and the need for enforcement in the field, it can assuredly be assumed then that he supports law-enforcement and legitimate undercover operations, but any thinking adult would have to wonder about the wisdom of using children as moles to bait and entrap adult criminals.) No, it is rumored that Bennett refused to help the boy, not because he believed he was working with police, rather he believed that the youth might be an impassioned young hacktivist who could possibly do something unwise or damaging with the information, something that might hurt others as well as get the lad in trouble with the law. Most likely, in Bennett’s mind, the young Hacker-Z would be better off waiting until the bugs in OpenSSL were fixed to get a look at the Lorax’s research notes.

Blown off course, but not sunk by the Adam John Bennett’s integrity, the Australian Government tried a new, indirect tack to get their entrapment scheme back on course. They would have Hacker-Z engage an intermediary, another White Hat researcher, someone the Lorax would trust. They found him in a passionate young researcher we’ll call Hacker-X. Hacker-X was known as a knowledgeable and helpful security expert. He had long been very helpful getting newbloods on the right track on-line and helping others secure their computer systems. Like a lot of hacker culture Hacker-X believes in education and the open-sharing of information, not to cause damage but to protect from damage.

Imagine you bought a lock for your front door, it’s a common lock, and there are many like it in your neighborhood. If there was a flaw in that lock that could allow criminals to enter your home then you would like to know about it, wouldn’t you? Of course you would, and it would be good for you to know so you could find a way to fix it or replace it, so the burglars can’t come in. Certainly, you wouldn’t want burglars to know about the flaw, but luckily the vast majority of humans aren’t burglars, likewise very few people interested in computer security are criminals. So, for a researcher such as Hacker-X to want to share something that could easily be used to help secure a network, is understandable and legal. It’s not clear if he already had possession of the notes from Lorax’s research into OpenSSL, or if he actually obtained them on behalf of Hacker-Z, regardless, sharing information about a weakness in an encryption protocol is not illegal, as the Australian Government’s delays and recent charge droppings indicate.

Whether the police were directly involved in or only supervising the alleged hacks on AATP and the Indonesian government isn’t clear, but it has become very clear that they never had any evidence against Adam John Bennett, the Lorax. In an extraordinary judicial move they have dropped all of the charges against Bennett, but have come up with ten new charges that, they claim they will commit to at his next hearing in June. While on one hand it is great to think that the Lorax may end up getting the justice he deserves in a dismissal of all charges at his next hearing, what is maddening is the obvious and bald faced way in which the Australian Government is misusing the criminal justice system to keep him Bennett on the restrictive bail terms that prevent him from broadcasting his show, LoraxLive and his protest about the government’s data retention plan.

Anon Bot: Fracking Edits (Under Construction)

Researching IP adresses for the configuration of the @frackingedits bot based on Anon BotThis is a work in progress. Have more suggestions for companies to include that are involved in hydraulic fracturing? Found some more IP addresses or IP address ranges for one of the companies already listed?

American Energy Partners

After Chesapeake McClendon launched American Energy Partners LP, which landed roughly $1.7 billion in financing in October 2013. Most of the funds are expected to be channelled through subsidiary American Energy-Utica LLC to pick up acreage in Ohio’s Utica Shale. The Energy & Minerals Group is the lead equity investor in the company’s Utica offshoot.


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Challenger Energy

Challenger Energy Ltd is a public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange with a Cranemere shale gas project in the Karoo Basin in South Africa and two Mercury Stetson Prospect projects in the premier shale formations in the US – the Woodford and Barnett shales – in geological extensions of the core producing areas in the Arkoma and Fort Worth Basins.

Subsidiaries: Bundu Gas & Oil Exploration (Pty) Ltd.

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Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. Headquartered in California, and active in more than 180 countries, it is engaged in every aspect of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil companies whose subsidiaries conduct business worldwide.

Recently, Chevron announced an agreement with Falcon to jointly co-operate on unconventional gas opportunities in in South Africa’s Karoo Basin.


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Cuadrilla Resources

Cuadrilla Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production company with headquarters and operations in the United Kingdom. It is best known for its ongoing effort to develop shale gas in the UK by using hydraulic fracturing. Cuadrilla holds licences for ten sites in the UK. The company drilled the well in Weeton, Lancashire, where two small earthquakes were caused by its hydraulic fracturing in April 2011. One of the earthquakes was large enough to be felt by some people at the surface. The earthquakes led to a government-ordered moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, which has since been lifted. As of 2013, this is the only well hydraulically fractured by Cuadrilla.

The company also holds a hydrocarbon exploration license over an 827 square-kilometer area in Poland and is one of the companies that has been granted a preliminary licence for shale gas exploration in the Netherlands.

Subsidiaries: Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd, Cuadrilla Elswick Ltd, Cuadrilla Hungary Ltd, Cuadrilla Weald Ltd, Cuadrilla Well Services Ltd, Cuadrillco Ltd, and Elswick Energy Ltd.


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Exxon Mobile conducts business in almost 200 countries worldwide via different ExxonMobil companies and affiliates and subsidiaries.


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Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. is in the business of oil and gas exploration and production.

It has interests in prospective properties of Hungary, Romania, and South Africa. Falcon has exploration permits comprising 7,000,000 acres in the Beetaloo Basin, Australia and non-operating working interests in three producing natural gas wells in Alberta, Canada. Falcon is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the US.

Subsidiaries TXM Oil and Gas Exploration and TXM Marketing Trading and Services Kft. (Hungary), JVX Energy Corporation (Romania), Falcon Oil Holding S.A. (Angola), Falcon Oil & Gas Australia Pty. Ltd. (Australia), Falcon Oil & Gas Ireland Ltd. (Ireland) and Mako Energy Corporation (US).


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Santos is an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company with interests and operations in every major Australian petroleum province and in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan and Egypt.

Subsidiaries: Bridgefield Pty Ltd., Canso Resources Pty Ltd., Coveyork Pty Ltd., Eastern Star Gas Ltd., Fairview Pipeline Pty Ltd., Gidgealpa Oil Pty Ltd., Kipper GS Pty Ltd, Santos (Madura Offshore) Pty. Ltd., Santos (NARNL Cooper) Pty Ltd., Santos (Sampang) Pty Ltd., Santos (TGR) Pty Ltd., Santos Brantas Pty Ltd., Santos Carbon Pty Ltd., Santos International Ventures Pty Ltd., Santos Offshore Pty Ltd. and Santos Qnt Pty Ltd. (all offices in Australia) and Santos Sangu Field Limited (Bangladesh), Santos Egypt Pty Ltd. (Egypt), Santos International Operations Pty Ltd. (India), Santos Asia Pacific Pty Ltd. (Indonesia), Santos Northwest Natuna B.V. (Netherlands), Barracuda Ltd. (Papua New Guinea), Santos USA Corp. (US) and Santos Vietnam Pty Ltd. (Vietnam)


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The Royal-Dutch/Shell groups of companies is an Anglo-Dutch group headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.

Shell is vertically integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It has minor renewable energy activities in the form of biofuels and wind. It has operations in over 90 countries.

The two holding companies, The Shell Transport and Trading Company PLC (UK) and Koninklijke Nederlandse Olie maatschappij (Royal Dutch Petroleum Company), own 40% and 60% respectively of the following 3 subsidiaries, which are themselves holding companies for further operating subsidiaries: Shell Petroleum N.V. (Netherlands), Shell Petroleum Company Ltd. (UK) and Shell Petroleum Inc. (US)


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Statoil ASA is a Norwegian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway. As of 2013, the Government of Norway is the largest shareholder in Statoil with 67% of the shares, while the rest is public stock. It is a fully integrated petroleum company with operations in thirty-six countries.

It has significant subsidiaries.


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Talisman Energy

Talisman Energy Inc. is a Canadian independent oil and gas company founded in 1992 by the renaming of BP Canada Ltd. Prior to the renaming, British Petroleum (now BP) sold off its 57% stake in the company to the public.

Talisman operates in Canada (B.C., Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Quebec) and the United States of America (Pennsylvania, New York, Texas) in North America; Colombia, South America; Algeria in North Africa; United Kingdom and Norway in Europe; Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Australia in the Far East; and Kurdistan in the Middle East.

Subsidiaries: Talisman Australasia Pty. Ltd., Talisman Niugini Pty Ltd. and Talisman Oil & Gas (Australia) Pty Limited (Australia), Petromet Resources Ltd. and Talisman Petroleum Ltd. (Canada), Talisman (Colombia) Oil and Gas Ltd. (Colombia), Talisman Energy Niugini Limited (Guinea), CNOOC Wiriagar Overseas Ltd., Hess (Indonesia-Jambi Merang) Ltd., JOB Pertamina-Talisman (OK) Ltd., Talisman (Asia) Ltd. and Talisman (Jambi Merang) Limited (Indonesia), Rigel Petroleum (NI) Limited (Ireland), Talisman (Malaysia) Ltd. and Talisman Malaysia Ltd. (Malaysia), Talisman (Algeria) B.V. (Netherlands), Talisman Energy Norge AS (Norway), Talisman Peru B.V. (Peru), Talisman Energy Polska sp. z o.o. (Poland), Talisman Energy (Qatar) Inc. (Qatar), Talisman SEA Pte Ltd. (Singapore), Lundin Oil AB (Sweden), Talisman (Trinidad) Petroleum Ltd.(Trinidad and Tobago), Talisman Resources (Tunisia) Limited (Tunisia), Rift Oil Plc, Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd., Talisman Energy Resources Ltd., Talisman Expro Ltd., Talisman LNS Ltd., Talisman Resources (North West Java) Ltd. and Transworld Petroleum (UK) Ltd. (UK), FEX – Alaska, Fortuna Energy Inc., Talisman Energy USA Inc. and Vista Midstream Solutions Ltd. (US) and Talisman Vietnam Ltd (Vietnam)


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Tamboran Resources

Tamboran Resources Ltd. is a private exploration company with operations in Australia, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

In Northern Ireland, Tamboran Resources has not yet tested sites in County Fermanagh which they claim could supply gas to Northern Ireland for years to come. It has a licensing option for gas in the Lough Allen basin area of County Leitrim. The CEO of Tamboran Resources has declared a “zero-chemical hydraulic fracturing” pledge, but that has been declared as illusionary.


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Total S.A.

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the six “supermajor” oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a large-scale chemicals manufacturer. The company has its head office in the Tour Total in the La Défense district in Courbevoie, West of Paris.

As of 31 December 2013 Total S.A. had 898 subsidiaries, among which, Total Gas Shale Europe.


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Anon Bot: Nuclear Edits (Under Construction)

Researching IP adresses for the configuration of the @nuclearedits bot based on Anon Bot. This is a work in progress. Have more suggestions for companies to include that are involved in the cycle, including armstraders using depleted uranium? Found some more IP addresses or IP address ranges for one of the companies?


The links in IP research go to pastebins that are set to be kept for a year and are set to allow for comments so further research and additions can easily be added.


Areva is a French nuclear energy group with facilities in 43 countries covering all industrial activities of nuclear energy.

Subsidiaries: Areva NC (Nuclear Cycle), formerly Cogema, is active in all stages of the nuclear fuel cycle. Areva NP (Nuclear Power), formerly Framatome, specializes in the design and construction of nuclear power plants, fuel supply, and maintenance. Areva TA, formerly Technicatome, specializes in nuclear propulsion reactors and nuclear research facilities. Euriware provides consulting and IT services in the energy and industry sectors. Areva Mines is active in mining activities, including exploration, extraction, and processing of uranium ore.


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Bulgarian Energy Holding

Bulgarian Energy Holding, through its subsidiary of Kozloduy NPP, owns and operates Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant.

Subsidiaries: Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD and Maritsa East 2 TPP EAD operating coal-fired power stations, Kozloduy NPP EAD, NEK EAD and Electricity System Operator EAD operating the Bulgarian grid, Bulgargaz EAD and Bulgartransgaz EAD for storage, transmission, and public supply of natural gas to customers in Bulgaria, and Bulgartel EAD specializes in communication and IT services.


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Cameco is a Canadian mining company accounting for 19% of world uranium production. Cameco owns and operates mines in Canada and the United States and holds land positions in areas for new uranium discoveries in Canada and Australia. In addition to mining, Cameco is also active in refining and conversion of uranium, and fuel manufacturing.

It also has a minority shareholding in the Bruce Power Limited Partnership, which operates a nuclear power station in southern Ontario with four Candu reactors. It also has a majority shareholding in Centerra Gold.

Cameco is a member of the World Nuclear Association and the Nuclear Energy Institute, described as “the propaganda wing of the US Nuclear Industry”.


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Electrabel is a Belgian subsidiary of GDF Suez, owning and operating Doel and Tihange nuclear power plants. Its wholly owned subsidiary Synatom is dealing with fuel supply and spent fuel management.


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Nucleoelectrica Argentina

Nucleoelectrica Argentina is an Argentinian state-owned nuclear electricity company operating Atucha I, Atucha II and Embalse nuclear power plants.


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Paladin Energy

Paladin Energy is an Australian uranium mining company with projects in Australia and Africa: Manyingee in Western Australia and Langer Heinrich in Namibia and Kayelekera in Malawi, both in Africa.


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Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO) is the largest nuclear operator in Japan operating the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant, and Kashiwazaki–Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant.


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Wild Horse

Wild Horse is an Australian-based uranium mining company focusing on development and exploration projects in the US, Europe, and in South America.


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Anon Bot: tweeting anonymous Wikipedia edits made from IP ranges


“History is that certainty produced at the point where the imperfections of memory meet the inadequacies of documentation.”
Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending

“anon” is a bot that watches changes in major language Wikipedias and tweets edits that come from particular IP address ranges, such as the US Congress, the UK Parliament, etc. You can find a list of some of the anon Twitter accounts here. We have categorised some of the existing bots for our own purposes:

The bot provides indicators, signals of changes to pages. The quality of the bot depends on quality of IP addresses research. Further investigation of what has changed is required before drawing conclusions. And of course, people from companies can go home or to an internet cafe and make changes undetected by the bot.

Installation and use

Installation and usage of the bot is well explained in the of the codebase. I had no problem whatsoever, but it does take an awful lot of cycles! Enter Wikimedia Labs.

Making more instances

Anon Bot: Nuclear Edits (under construction)

Anon Bot: Fracking Edits (under construction)

Both bots require we adapt (or build on the existing code) to only check specific fracking or nuclear power related pages, the pages most vulnerable to attempts at disinformation.

Running it on Wikimedia Labs

The anon project is a Wikimedia Tools Labs project for managing a shared anon bot instance.

Rather than each Twitter account needing an anon instance to watch all the changes for the edits they are interested in, a single instance of anon is configured to watch the stream for multiple Twitter accounts. This instance runs in Wikimedia Tools Labs where it can be managed by more than just one person.

If you would like to have a Twitter account added, or help out with the project please get access to Tools Labs and request to be a member of the anon project by getting in touch with Ed Summers or by creating an issue ticket on Github.


Enough Is Enough! Break The Silence In Solidarity With Gaza!

On July 15th 2014 Doctors treating patients in Gaza accused Israel of using experimental weapons (DIME) on Palestinian civilians. DIME weapons are not in any treaty, are not banned, but given that the US mindlessly vetoes any resolution against Israel at the United Nation that matters little.

On July 20, 2014 Doctors without Borders issued a statement: Israel Must Stop Bombing Trapped Civilians. Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and wounded in Gaza are civilians, and medical workers are also coming under fire, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said.

On Wed Jul 23, 2014 Israel issued an evacuation warning to Shifa hospital.

The Israeli military-industrial-complex seems to have a habit of using occupied territories as lab:

As the pharmaceutical industry is a highly globalized arena, the “CAPTIVE ECONOMY – THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTY AND THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION” report from 2012 reveals some of the ways in which Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands offers opportunities to exploit the captive Palestinian market.

The “PROVEN EFFECTIVE: CROWD CONTROL WEAPONS IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES” report from May this year highlights the harmful consequences of three types of non-lethal crowd control weapons and addresses how the occupied Palestinian territories are being used as a lab for testing new weapons for civil oppression on humans in order to label them as proven effective for marketing abroad.

The Israel Apartheid State gives impunity for IDF soldiers and trains other countries’ police forces. US police officers coming back from a few weeks of training in Israel saying, “You guys are bad asses.” Police brutality will reach everywhere.

This Capital Driven Genocide is Big Business!

  • You are the enemy.
  • You Think You Will Profit?
  • I Think Not.
  • Our Currency Is Information.
  • We Will Spread Word.
  • Expect Us.

Twitter accounts

Many, and also @OpGazaLab and @GazaIsALab

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