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Alleged Cyber Criminal Credited for Hacking Gab and Epik Has History of Being An FBI Asset; Admits "Anonymous" Has Support of US Intelligence
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A Canadian man who has publicly claimed credit for cyber attacks on free speech alternative website Gab and First Amendment domain registrar Epik has a history of being employed by the FBI.

Aubrey Cottle, who is also known by the nickname “kirtaner,” serves as a spokesman for the liberal hacktivist group “Anonymous.” Speaking to the media under his real name, he has strongly implied that he was at least partially responsible for the attack on Gab last February, as well as the leak of credit card information, personal addresses, and names of individuals who have registered domains on Epik in late September.

Cottle and Anonymous’ sudden reemergence has been convenient for the federal government. A number of Donald Trump-themed websites on Epik were being sought out in subpoenas by the Department of Justice related to the January 6th protests. If the Epik leaks are proven genuine, the FBI has found itself a short cut to the private data of political targets.

“Kirtaner” is a controversial figure in the hacktivist community, including among leftists. Frederick Brennan, the former administer of 8chan, has even stated that Cottle openly flaunts federal laws and appears to not fear any consequences.

According to a PDF iconcollection of screenshots published by a rival group of anarchists verified by National Justice, Cottle has a long-standing employment history with both the FBI and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Cottle, in his own words, has stated that he helped the FBI develop a child pornography honeypot and that he has dealt “often” with the feds.

In another exchange, he went into detail about being approached by the Canadian Security Intelligence Services (CSIS), and divulged that most young hackers are approached by the intelligence community to work for the state when they are identified.

The leader of Anonymous’ most telling confession came in a tweet published June 6th, 2020, where Cottle writes that his group is at the minimum allowed to break the law with the permission of American and Canadian authorities: “i was the lucky one to have the blessing of alphabet agencies to weaponize anonymous (as an antiterrorism thing, to boot), those that came after me, not so much.”

Anonymous, according to its own leader’s words, appears to be a COINTELPRO style operation enabled by Canadian and American intelligence services. The trajectory of the group circumstantially supports this theory, as their targets ebb and flow according to Washington’s interests at the moment, with targets ranging from the Syrian and Iranian governments during periods of unrest to a more recent emphasis on attacking China and Russia.

Domestically, the group has been fixated on releasing the information of local police officers, a website dedicated to enforcing Texas’ anti-abortion law, and right-wing critics of the government.

Whether acts of cyber terrorism aimed at US citizens who use Gab, Epik and other free speech oriented websites and services are being conducted with the knowledge and even support of the FBI and CIA remains a question worthy of full investigation.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
• Category: Ideology • Tags: FBI, Internet 
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  1. anonymous[139] • Disclaimer says:

    conducted with the knowledge and even support of the FBI and CIA remains a question worthy of full investigation.

    Back in the 60’s the FBI just ‘happened’ to have one of their agitator informants in the car from which shots were fired killing Viola Liuzzo. There was suspicion that not only did their employee Gary Rowe egg on the actions that led to the shooting but may have been the shooter himself. Today things have gone digital with a wider net cast and more money to be paid out on behalf of the security state. Dictatorships and other regimes insecure about their legitimacy usually engage in false flagging, frame-ups and other such activities. It’s been said the best way to deal with the opposition is to lead it.

  2. Getaclue says:

    See if the Feds break the law/commit Felonies or murder you it’s aok, in fact torture murder is ok too — like they did with Terrance Yeakey — his “suicide” another great Fed work? Of course:

    “Terry’s last known words were, “As soon as I shake these Feds that are following me, I’ll be back and we’ll go to dinner.”” — instead they tortured him to death into an officially declared “suicide” — there are no words to describe the loathsome level of these people who operate in the Hoover Building and throughout the Federal Government, no words:

    • Agree: schnellandine
  3. Exile says:

    Given the Deep State’s history with false-flagging, subverting and controlling alleged or genuine “rogue” or “dissident” elements – everything from the KKK to the American Communists (remember Brennan) to National Review (see Keith Woods’ latest vid) to recent stuff like the Nine Angles and Propertarianism (Mark glows) – this should surprise no one.

    Even where they aren’t actually inside these groups in any meaningful way, the fear of their influence is enough to sow distrust and otherwise impede genuine dissident efforts.

    We are long overdue for a serious reconsideration of the upside/downside of these agencies. Their reluctance to even show the evidence is more than enough proof for me that they are net-negative – and they know it.

    “Trust us, we are doing good, but we can’t show you the proof because methods, means, sources etc…” is not good enough. It wasn’t good enough back when the Church Committee drained a small portion of this swamp.

    I don’t have all the answers for how we replace these agencies yet – if we even should – but it’s time to start having that conversation.

    But it’s going to have to take place in a post-American context. America is so thoroughly subverted by Israel, the 1% and the Deep State that it needs a reboot.

  4. yo strike, as someone who owned several trump websites…it was very odd when the domain company run by google-alphabet put them into the “adult” section of the website. when i called to ask why, the young male domain company employee chuckled and said “google did it”, and they couldn’t do anything about it. weird. almost like the government was denying business to certain citizens, specifically, me. “i am just trying to earn a living”, yo. wtf…and ya, cyberhackers are absolute creeps.

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