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Amy Lee of Evanescence Being Targeted By Hacker Group Anonymous

September 4, 2012 | Posted by Ashish

NME reports that Amy Lee of Evanescence is being targeted by online hacking group Anonymous. The hacker group has accused Lee of preventing a witness from reporting child pornography and other online offenses.

The group has been trying to uncover shady online activity in a new operation called “Operation PedoChat” and Lee and her manager Andrew Lurie have made their list. The allegation centers around Sam Smith, a user on the Evanescence fan forum site EvThreads, possibly being forced to sign a contract that prevented him from reporting offenses on the site that included drug offenses and the publication of indecent sexual images including “sexual offences against a physically disabled male minor and cartoons with pre-teens in lawful poses but with sexualised captions, including sexual activity with animals and one caption regarding a toddler consuming human faeces.”

The fan site has been closed down at the request of the band’s management.

Anonymous plans to picket the band’s November UK arena tour.

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