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The War Continues: Anonymous Responds to KKK Threat With One of Their Own

The Ku Klux Klan has picked a fight with Anonymous and they don’t seem to know when to call it quits.

It all started when the Klan sent a flier threatening ‘lethal force’ against the Ferguson protesters with this cartoon-villain style threat:

You have awakened a sleeping giant. The good people of St. Louis County of all races, colors and creeds will not tolerate your threats of violence against our police officers, their families and our communities,” the flyer read. “You have been warned by the Ku Klux Klan! There will be consequences for your acts violence against the peaceful law abiding citizens of Missouri.

In response, hacker group Anonymous published a list of Klansman in the St. Louis, Missouri area, took control of their Twitter account and hacked into their website.

Not being ones to handle being made a fool lightly, the Klan decided to issue yet another threat, this one just as over-the-top as the first.

“You’ll be strung up next to the chimps, on display for the whole world to see,” the KKK’s message, reportedly by Frank Ancona, the imperial wizard and brains of the operation wrote.  “The Klan is to be feared, not threatened. Turn away, or face the consequences.”

He then tried to make it seem like getting hacked doesn’t hurt at all.

“Your attempts of as you call it ‘doxxing’ on official members of the Klan mean nothing,” Ancona’s letter stated. “We’re not trying to hide, and you’re posting information that is public on the web. We don’t care.”

Then, without a hint of irony, Ancona even tried to suggest that Anonymous – not his group of hooded haters – were the ones hiding behind masks.

“You’re hiding behind pathetic masks, trying your best to disable to the Klan, which will never happen,” the imperial wizard behind the curtain roared.

In response the ever-more-techno-savvy Anonymous made a video.

““To the KKK and police: be peaceful or you will feel the consequences,” the video said. “To the protesters: do not be afraid. We are here for you and will protect and serve you. We are the law now.”

Photo Credit: Twitter (Anonymous graphic posted on KKK site)

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