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Anonymous OpBART Protest Shuts Down Four SF BART Stations & More, 8/15/11: photos, 1 of 2
by dave id
Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
In "remembrance [of] the blood that is on the hands of the BART police" for killing Charles Hill, Oscar Grant, and others -- and to "stand up for your rights and those of your fellow citizens" after BART cut mobile phone service in underground stations on August 11th in an attempt to disrupt a rumored protest -- Anonymous promised retaliation through an "Operation BART" campaign. Anonymous threatened to "remove" BART's website, called for flooding BART's communications systems with faxes, emails and calls, and scheduled a peaceful protest at Civic Center station. On August 14th, the myBART.org website was hacked. On August 15th, a protest was held in San Francisco that shut down four downtown BART stations during the evening commute by simply walking from one station to the next. MUNI service was disrupted as well in the stations that BART chose to close rather than face protesters. Street-level buses and traffic were also effected during the march from Civic Center to Embarcadero.

[Op Bart Bus art by @exiledsurfer]


This photo series is of activities on the streets. For photos from protest inside Civic Center station before it was closed at about 5:30pm, see http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/15/18687793.php and http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/16/18687809.php.

For more information:
§At least a dozen corporate news vans await the show
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anonymous_%28group%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_for_Vendetta

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes
§Live video streaming of BART action
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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offline now: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/opbart
§Disb@nd BART Cops banner goes up
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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§Everyone has something to take a picture of now
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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For photos from protest inside Civic Center station before it was closed at about 5:30pm, see http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/15/18687793.php and http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/16/18687809.php.
§Marching eastward on Market Street
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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§Protesters head for Powell entrance on the other side of Market
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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§Powell Street station closed on all sides
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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§Commuters trapped in Powell Station
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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flier: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/15/18687751.php
§Holding intersection of Kearney/3rd and Market
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 1:36 PM
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§Photos continued
by dave id Tuesday Aug 16th, 2011 2:33 PM

Anonymous OpBART Protest Shuts Down Four SF BART Stations & More, 8/15/11: photos, 2 of 2
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/16/18687893.php