Hackers of the Anonymous group released a large amount of detailed personal information held by the majority of the 86 U.S. senators who voted for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Writing in Pastebin includes information such as date of birth, names of spouses and children, addresses, phone numbers, Twitter accounts, membership in various committees, education, occupation and religion, a list of their staff, the previous vote on certain issues, their political sponsors, submitted claims against them, and much more.
Hackers do not claim to have stolen information from breaches, and documents look as if they were based on information gathered from various publicly available sources.
According to Softpedia, some U.S. citizens have already studied the information and sent the proposed prosecution of a state crime (treason), the senators who voted “yes”.
A day later, the purpose of documents has been clarified.
“This is an open letter to American leaders,” – wrote the hackers. ”We’ve seen how you systematically destroy the rights of its own people, the law of the law. We will not stand by and watch as you enslave our citizens. You continue on the path of treason, creating laws such as the National Defense Authorization Act, Stop Online Piracy Act, Protect IP Act and others. You try to hide the real purpose of these bills and accept them without the consent of the American people. ”
They pointed to the Bill of Rights and said that every time the senators will break included the amendments, they will make sure that people knew about it. ”Maybe before you and managed to conceal his actions, but now it came to an end,” – they have completed.