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  • Although the operation is called Anonymous Brasil, there was some confusion as to whether it is related to the global loose-knit hacker-activist group Anonymous.

    Citi Hit in Brazilian Hacker Attack

  • Channeling money to the opposition through the SNC could also force the Free Syrian Army, the term applied to the loose-knit group of defected Syrian soldiers and locally commanded opposition fighters, to finally recognize the leadership of the SNC.

    Attacks Bring Syria's Chaos to New Front

  • The Connecticut Tea Party Patriots, a loose-knit group of activists from across the state, received permission from the state Capitol police to fly the flag from Friday through April 15.

    Think Progress » Tea Party’s ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ flag to fly over Connecticut’s State Capitol. (UPDATED)

  • The group is a loose-knit collective of so-called hactivists, with cells in various countries that communicate over the Internet to carry out coordinated attacks.

    Spain Arrests Three in Sony Site Attack

  • The action, however, infuriated the international hacker community, with the shadowy, loose-knit group known as "Anonymous" pledging to retaliate by attacking government-related websites.

    Hackers Wreak Havoc on Malaysian Government

  • Anonymous is a loose-knit group of people that launch coordinated attacks against the websites of governments and companies, seeking to disable them with a flood of data.

    Turkey Arrests Alleged Hackers

  • Computer specialists describe "Anonymous" as a loose-knit collective, which doesn't have a centralized hierarchy or chief, but communicates via Internet chat rooms and recruits new members through social networking sites like Twitter.

    Hacking Probe Nets Five People in Britain

  • In Ohio, nearly all of the state's limited-government groups have banded together under the banner of the Ohio Liberty Council, a loose-knit federation of more than 50 groups.

    Tea Parties Forge Alliances in Bid to Advance Agendas

  • Mullah Omar, supreme leader of the Taliban, is reasserting direct control over the militant group's loose-knit insurgency in Afghanistan, ordering attacks and shuffling field commanders in preparation for the arrival of thousands of additional U.S. troops, according to U.S. officials and insurgents in Afghanistan.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: June 22, 2009

  • Mr. Tarhouni's comments come as tensions are heating up between the country's Western-backed and more secular minded NTC leadership, and a loose-knit coalition of Islamist militia leaders who played a leading role in the fight to oust Col.

    Minister in Tripoli Blasts Qatari Aid to Militia Groups

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