In a video statement (below) released by members of the activist group Anonymous, a digital voice says that the hackers will take down the Fox News website on Nov. 5 of this year.
Nov. 5 is significant in the film and comic book 'V for Vendetta,' about a freedom-loving terrorist who destroys an authoritarian government that’s come to power in the U.K.
The mask used by the Guy Fawkes character in 'V for Vendetta' has also become a symbol for Anonymous.
To mark this 5th of November, the latest “Anonymous” video points to the network’s “continued propaganda against the occupations” as reason for vowing to “destroy the Fox News website.”
“Since they will not stop ridiculing the occupiers, we will simply shut them down,” the digitized voice explains, adding that an Anonymous-driven “propaganda campaign” against Fox News would follow.
“Fox News, your time has come,” it concludes. “Operation Fox Hunt. November 5th. May the hunt begin.”