**Message from a former member of AnonOps:**
From the fucking beginning (during the hack at Aiplex which started Operation Payback) there has been an secret club, an aristocracy in AnonOps, deciding how operations will play out in invite-only channels.
It's obvious, for they control the topic, the hivemind, the guides, every single thing behind the scenes.
I don't know if the Owen's current bureaucracy is to be trusted, or Ryan's new delegation (from 808chan!) is.
What I do know is that AnonOps no longer has a good reason to exist. The insane amount of power the channel operators wield, and the reputations gained by their NAMES, causes them to become dictator-like, as "power corrupts".
Why did we leave the comforts of the womb of anonymous imageboards, and end up in name-fagging circlejerks controlled only by a few? Why?
Anonymous, this is bullshit. Neither side, neither Ryan's coalition of hackers nor Owen's bureaucracy can be trusted.
So let's get an effort to build something new. Something without the names (and reputations) of the IRC chat, nor the centralization and secrecy of AnonOps.
Anonymous discussion boards are the best, but they aren't as fast as IRC, so we'll still have to keep it. Instead, we should move to I2P's IRC, where there is no heirarchy and anyone can make a channel. (instructions are below)
Something that should be done is that all people posting in the channel should have the name "Anonymous" or "Anon13214" or something. This cuts down on namefaggotry, the bane of AnonOps.
Second, we need to abolish hiveminds and focus more on teaching people to use the LOIC, and pyLoris. Only a few people control the hive, and only they are able to set they targets they decide. So fuck 'em.
Third, we need a place to archive and host editable, nice snippets of information. I'm thinking a wiki, but it's more than that.
Fuck AnonOps, anonymous. GTFO that shit and do not come back.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR GETTING INTO I2P IRC:
First, get I2P. http://www.i2p2.de/download
Second, start it up.
Next, get an IRC client on your computer. I like XChat, but anything that's not browser-based will work.
Now add a new IRC server with hostname 127.0.0.1 and port 6668.
Finally, connect to the server and go to channel #anonops. You're now in!