A group of hacktivists associated with “Anonymous” and the AntiSec movement on Wednesday published the personal information of conservative prankster James O’Keefe online.
Going by the name CabinCr3w, the group announced it had published details relating to his age, home address, probation officer, education, family, and work because he worked with conservative Andrew Breitbart and was trying to belittle the “Occupy Wall Street” protest.
The group noted that O’Keefe now lives with his parents because of parole restrictions and successfully led a campaign to ban Lucky Charms cereal from his school cafeteria because it stereotyped Irish people.
He pleaded guilty to entering property belonging to the United States under false pretenses in May and was sentenced to three years of probation. O’Keefe and three of his comrades were arrested after posing as telephone workers and entering Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s New Orleans office.
CabinCr3w has aligned itself with the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protest and previously published the personal information of numerous employees of the financial giant Goldman Sachs, including CEO Lloyd Blankfein. CabinCr3w also released personal information of a New York police officer who was seen in videos pepper spraying female protesters.
In the video that provoked CabinCr3w, O’Keefe posed as a Wall Street banker and walked amongst the crowd at the weeks-long “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration. The majority of the video is dedicated to a person at the protest who hopes O’Keefe will make an odd investment in his “Constitutional World Federation.”
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