The cyber-attack group Anonymous is promising a day of uprising on Monday both online and in the streets — a vow that could bring protesters into direct conflict with new Canadian security laws.
Anonymous has also been linked to the weekend attacks on several NBC websites and a Lady Gaga fan site, which were defaced and temporarily pulled offline by a group calling itself "pyknic"
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The message left on some sites, according to the Associated Press, said "Remember, remember the fifth of November" — a reference to Guy Fawkes Day.
Guy Fawkes Day is a traditional British holiday that has been embraced by "hacktivists" focused on government subversion, including the Occupy movement.
Masks of the day's namesake are often donned by Anonymous members and street protesters, who may or may not have nefarious intentions.
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