JAY LEIDERMAN AND VIVIEN LESNIK WEISMAN POSTER FROM ANONYMOUS VIDEO
Jay Leiderman and Vivien Lesnik Weisman www.jayleiderman.com and thehackerwars.com are featured in the below picture. Jay was a participant, a “talking head” in a critically acclaimed documentary that Vivien wrote, directed and and produced. Through this, they have moved to the forefront of the war on hackers, otherwise knows as the “Nerd Scare.” Anonymous Video keeps the hope alive by publicizing the plight of incarcerated members of Anonymous, most, if not all of whom are political prisoners. They were gracious enough to make this poster of Jay Leiderman and Vivien Lesnik Weisman. Jay and Vivien have been vocal critics of the government crackdown on hacktivists.
The documentary is available for free on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku9edEKvGuY. The video features Andrew Aurenheimer aka weev, Jeremy Hammond and Barrett Brown. All three are political prisoners – victims of the “Nerd Scare.” Jeremy was sentenced to 10 years for hacking Stratfor, a “private CIA” global intelligence company. Barrett was sentenced to 63 months for sharing a link to the data dump from Jeremy’s Stratfor hack. Weev was sentenced to 41 months for exposing a flaw in AT&T’s websites relating to the first iPads by giving the story to Gawker.
IMDB says of The Hacker Wars: “Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy.” The movie received a very favorable positive score of 73% on Rotten Tomatoes. The New York Times said that “the behavior it scrutinizes speaks to the essence of democracy and the very definition of citizenship…”
If you have not seen the Hacker Wars, you should.