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Commissary visits are prohibited. He doesn't get enough to eat. What's served is deplorable. Prison food is no way to stay healthy.

On December 7, Rolling Stone headlined "The Rise and Fall of Jeremy Hammond: Enemy of the State." It called Anonymous "a leaderless, nonhierachical federation of activists with varying agendas."

They keep a low profile for obvious reasons. They conceal names and use aliases. Hammond was part of an Anonymous subgroup called AntiSec.

It calls itself a "popular front" against "corrupt governments, corporations, militaries, and law enforcement of the world."

It has a dozen or less core member hackers, anarchists, free speech activists, and privacy advocates. 

Social engineers are also involved. They're skilled in "tricking even the most security-conscious into giving up their passwords and other data."

Hundreds of activists access its internal communication channels. They're called Internet relay chats.

Core members spent weeks trying "to ruin Stratfor." They secured more than 200 gigabytes of data. They destroyed company database files. They defaced its web site.

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