Most everyone has at the very least heard of Anonymous but there has been a lot of different information about them floating around on their motives and tactics. Part of the issue is that they are not a “set” group per se. They are composed of individuals who come together for various reasons.
Describing itself as “the freedom of speech, the freedom of information and the freedom of expression taken to a logical extreme,” Anon says it breaks laws, but only for the greater good.
To clear up their intentions and how they operate, a few of them “sat down” with Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler. It’s a great report that will give you a little insight into the way they work and how they choose to go about their dealings.