Curt Hagenlocher on Fri, 22 Jun 2001 18:42:25 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] RE: <nettime> fwd : Call for an Anti-Capitalist Hacker Bloc (english)

> The policies of the IMF and World Bank involve imposing Structural
> Adjustment Programs (politically motivated domestic legislation) for
> countries to which they give loans. (Note that these loans are usually to
> pay off other loans, or to fund 'development projects' that benefit only
> multinational corporations, and destroy local communities) 
> These policies are imperialist, racist, environmentally destructive and
> economically unsound. It is time for hackers to take a stand against these
> fucked up institutions. 

No argument here.

> This is a call for hackers to attack the June 25-27 online meeting of the
> IMF and World Bank by any means necessary and to SHUT IT DOWN. 

This approach, on the other hand, shows a distinct lack of both finesse
and a sense of humor.  A real hacker would manage to infiltrate the
meeting and mess with the feeds.  Replace the video with a porn feed.
Dub Chomsky over the audio.  Randomly insert "fnord" into the audio
stream.  Have Banker One tell Banker Two, "Your mother is syphilitic

The list of possibilities is endless.

Curt Hagenlocher

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