Anonymous takes credit for blackout at the Superdome

Anonymous Party Gras

It wasn’t PBS or 49ers fans or George W. Bush, but Anonymous … or so they say.

When darkness fell in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during the Super Bowl, a nation of sports fans and their bored significant others turned to Twitter for answers.

Anonymous was waiting for them.

 

Photo via Anonymous9000/Flickr

Lorraine Murphy

Lorraine Murphy

Lorraine Murphy is an Ottawa-based cybersecurity journalist and founding editor of the Cryptosphere. She has a keen interest in WikiLeaks and web culture, and her bylines have appeared in Salon, Vanity Fair, Serious Eats, and elsewhere.