Anonymous denies releasing incorrect Ku Klux Klan member information
Nicky Woolf and Zach Stafford report:
The hacktivist collective known as Anonymous has denied involvement in a data-dump on Monday that incorrectly outed several politicians as being members of the Ku Klux Klan.
On 29 October, the group said on a Twitter account called Operation KKK and through a YouTube video that it had obtained a list of names of KKK members which it said it had obtained through a hacked Klan-linked Twitter account, and pledged to release them.
However, someone claiming affiliation with Anonymous began publishing a list of names through the website Pastebin on Sunday afternoon, which was quickly discredited.
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