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anonymous tip

Information about something (typically criminal or illegal activity) that is offered by an anonymous source. We've received an anonymous tip that there is going to be a major drug deal tonight at the harbor.
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However, as of Monday, 900 ISIL-related Twitter accounts had already been suspended after Anonymous posted a list of them online.
Member of Anonymous in Japan preparing for protest march (via (https://twitter.
It is difficult to pinpoint an Anonymous group as some may have participated in the chat rooms or political activates.
The statement ended by telling Morsy that he has a chance to prevent Anonymous from carrying out its threat, calling on him to "lend an ear to the claim of freedom from your people and the hostilities will cease.
Whether Anonymous hacked the servers of ImageShack, an online photo and video sharing service, could not be confirmed independently.
Olson regards it as inevitable that neither Anonymous nor LulzSec could reconcile the divergent goals of its participants.
Anonymous launched an attack on the website of the Irish political party, Fine Gael.
In November, Lord Justice Leveson said that he would be "prepared to receive anonymous evidence" after some journalists told him that they "feared for their employment" if what they said was attributed to them.
Anonymous has been implicated in previous cyberattacks on targets such as the Pentagon, News Corp and this year's Sony PlayStation Network hacking incident.
The three men, all in their 30s, are suspected leaders of the Spanish branch of Anonymous, a so-called "hacktivist" band that attacks websites in pursuit of a sometimes vague political agenda.
Early in the investigation, his attorney received two separate anonymous letters attempting to exculpate the husband.
Anonymous draws parallels form Jesus' experience that can be applied to one's own life, and to appreciate the value of each day rather than slide into anxiety and despair when one's goals are delayed or deferred.
This connection ensures that all online activity is truly anonymous and SSL-encrypted.
Instructors need to design and maintain a distribution system to keep both reviewers' and reviewees' information confidential and anonymous, and at the same time, traceable for instructors to maintain the fluency of the process.
BACK IN JUNE, when New Fork Times reporter Judith Miller was about to go to jail on contempt charges for refusing to testify about her anonymous sources, she and the Times had company in legal hot water: Matthew Cooper and his bosses at Time magazine.