LulzSec signed off from the internet with some of the fine-flown rhetoric we’ve come to love and expect and someone has set their resignation note to an MGMT song and recorded it on Youtube.
The text is taken from their sign-out message posted on pastebin last week. I think the MGMT backing track only adds to the fine qualities of a LulzSec release – high drama, grandiose claims and an insistence on the entertainment value of their cybercrime. These guys know how to make an exit. The use of the song “Kids” gives it a generational feel.
In the farewell message LulzSec claim they did it all “to selflessly entertain others”, explaining further: “the chaotic thrill of entertainment and anarchy, it’s what we all crave.”
About a minute in, the voiceover goes into Lady Gaga style empowerment talk:
“even those middle-aged self-titled failures, you are not failures. You can get what you want and its worth having it.”
It ends with a rallying cry to the #AntiSec movement and a repetition of the Anonymous philosophy – we are anonymous, we are legion, we do not forgive, we do not forget.
Lulzsec going out with a bang. Or rather lots of bangs. We expect some major explosions from them in the future..
What do you make of it? Were you entertained? Do you crave anarchy?
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