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Submission + - Anonymous kills websites, cartels kill bloggers. (npr.org)

katarn writes: While drug cartels in Mexico are disemboweling people they accuse of blogging about drug violence https://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/09/15/140501229/mexican-drug-gangs-send-gruesome-message-to-internet-users Anonymous, busies its self taking down Mexican government websites. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/15/us-mexico-hackers-idUSTRE78E7AC20110915 With all the problems facing people in Mexico right now, including drug cartels extorting teachers for 50% of their pay and killing schoolchildren http://www.examiner.com/drug-cartel-in-national/cartels-now-extorting-teachers-killing-schoolchildren-mexico Mexico's Cantarell oil field in terminal decline http://survivalandprosperity.com/2011/07/28/forget-cantarell-kmz-latest-oil-concern-for-mexico-and-u-s/ and drug cartels kidnapping bus loads of people and forcing them into gladiator-style contests to the death http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2003743/Mexican-drug-cartels-force-kidnap-victims-fight-death-gladiator-style-contests.html Anonymous' actions appear particularly petty. In light of all the problems Mexico is facing, Anonymous' attacks seem about as appropriate as kicking the crutches from under under Tiny Tim.

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