The global “hacktivist” syndicate Anonymous wants people all over the world to expose evidence of corruption and injustice by leaking documents to which they have access.
In a recently posted video, the group urges anyone who has access to evidence of corporate or government wrongdoing to purchase a USB drive and document the evidence for publication on the Internet.
“Imagine you purchase a USB drive. Imagine you take it to your work place. Imagine you collect evidence of illegality and corruption. Imagine together we expose all lies. Imagine we leak it all,” scrolls across the screen in a recent video posted by the group.
The initiative, dubbed Project Mayhem 2012, will take place over the 10-day period from Dec. 12 to Dec. 21, during which the video claims “the World will see an unprecedented amount of Corporate, Financial, Military and State leaks that will have been secretly gathered by millions of CONSCIENTIOUS citizens, vigilantes, whistle blowers and insiders worldwide.”
The group claims to be in the process of developing a Wikileaks-style platform called TYLER where the information can be anonymously posted.
Operation Mayhem and TYLER appear to be references to “Fight Club,” a 1999 film adaptation of the book of the same name in which disgruntled men engaged in bare-knuckle underground fights and anti-corporate sabotage to wage “spiritual war” against credit card companies and modern society in general.