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Unmasked: The face of Anonymous activist shot dead by RCMP

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The first glimpse of the face of the masked Anonymous ‘comrade’ shot dead by RCMP is this yearbook photo of James McIntyre from 1979. (Contributed)

James McIntyre a ‘gentle, innocent’ who loved model trains, concerned by Site C

By Betsy Trumpener, CBC News, July 14, 2016

One year after a masked man linked to Anonymous was shot dead by RCMP in northeastern B.C., a relative wants to reveal the true face of James McIntyre.

McIntyre, 48, was killed on a sidewalk by officers responding to a call about a disturbance at an open house for BC Hydro’s controversial Site C dam project in Dawson Creek on July 16, 2015. Read the rest of this entry

Anonymous and the Dawson Creek shooting

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B.C. man fatally shot by RCMP identified, Anonymous vows revenge

Anonymous claims attack on RCMP websites in response to Dawson Creek shooting

Anonymous guy fawkes mask 1CTV News, July 19, 2015

The hacktivist group Anonymous says it took down the RCMP’s national website Sunday as part of a campaign to avenge a fallen “comrade,” who died in a police-involved shooting in Dawson Creek, B.C. this week.

Members of the group have claimed responsibility for a series of cyberattacks against RCMP websites on Sunday, while also threatening to reveal the identity of the RCMP officer involved in the fatal shooting. Read the rest of this entry