Cyber activists associated with Anonymous have targeted the Oakland Police Department (OPD) and other law enforcement agencies that participated in a controversial crackdown against OccupyOakland protestors. A DDOS (distributed denial-of-service) attack against the department's websitewww.oaklandpolice.com is underway, and the website currently is unreachable.
AnonyOps tweet "I'm amazed and proud of #occupyOakland protesters who stood defiant, peaceful in the face of lethal force by Oakland PD."
Reports of police violence against Oakland protesters re-emerged Tuesday on the movement's Web site,occupyoakland.org. The Web site published statements charging the U.S. police of numerous acts of brutality, during a recent raid designed to evict protesters from their encampment.
The most seriously injured victim was Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran, who suffered a fractured skull after being struck by a police projectile. His condition was upgraded to "fair" today, according to reports. According to the Pastebin document, Anonymous is offering a "no questions asked" $1,000 reward for information about the officer who threw the projectile at Olsen.