In France, the Ministry of the Interior’s intelligence service is going to war with Anonymous.
The Central Directorate of Internal Intelligence (DCRI), the intelligence agency of the French Interior Ministry, suspects “Kloud” of being a member of Anonymous, the hactivist movement characterised by its lack of hierarchy, structure and official membership.
They Searched Everywhere for an Anonymous Mask.
January 23, 2012, 6am: “Kloud” was arrested and questioned by the DCRI. He is accused of participating, throughout 2011 and under the banner of “Anonymous”, in the “Greenrights” campaign, an orchestrated agreement to conduct denial of service attacks against producers / distributors of electricity; General Electric, ENEL, EDF.
The Greenrights campaign (Operation Greenrights) was carried out by Internet users in France, Germany, Italy and the United States, in protest against industrial societies reliance on nuclear energy, in the wake of Fukushima.