Elon Musk, new target of hacker group Anonymous
A warning video has been posted for Elon Musk, which condemns the game the SpaceX CEO is playing on Twitter.
Anonymous believes Musk is harming workers through his ongoing cryptocurrency trolling, and that he has “destroyed lives” with irresponsible tweets.
For Anonymous, Elon Musk suffers from a superiority/savior complex, noting that he once dubbed himself “the emperor of Mars“, they don’t hesitate to call Musk a “narcissistic rich dude who is desperate for attention“.
“Millions of retail investors really relied on their crypto earnings to improve their lives.
Sure, they took the risk on themselves when they invested, and everyone knows you have to be prepared for crypto volatility, but your tweets this week show a clear disregard for the average worker.
You might think you are the smartest person in the room, but now you’ve met your equal.”, he concluded. We are anonymous ! We are Legion! Expect us.”
The hackers claiming to be in the Anonymous group are divided into several entities, the Anonymous Twitter account @YouAnonNews, which has 6.7 million subscribers, and @BscAnon, said they were not involved in the video.
It’s the group @YourAnonCentral, 5.9 million subscribers, who claimed this warning video for Elon Musk.
#Anonymous Message to Elon Musk. (subtitles added)
"It appears that your quest to save the world is more rooted in a superiority & savior complex than it is in actual concern for humanity." cc: @elonmusk
— Anonymous (@YourAnonCentral) June 6, 2021
Elon Musk did not react to this video which is intended for him, Anonymous seems however determined to obtain a response from him, the hackers replied to one of his tweets, calling on him not to hide and to respond to Anonymous.
— Anonymous (@YourAnonCentral) June 5, 2021
By ignoring the video posted by Anonymous, Elon Musk he fears the actions that the hackers of this group could take against him?
It remains to be seen whether the CEO of Tesla will respond to the Anonymous group and whether it will take retaliatory actions against the whimsical CEO who has angered many people around the world.
Below you will find the full statement of the Anonymous group:
This is a message from Anonymous, for Elon Musk.
For the past several years you have enjoyed one of the most favorable reputations of anyone in the billionaire class because you have tapped into the desire that many of us have to live in a world with electric cars and space exploration, but recently your carefully created public image is being exposed and people are beginning to see you as nothing more than another narcissistic rich dude who is desperate for attention.
It appears that your quest to save the world is more rooted in a superiority and savior complex than it is in actual concern for humanity. This has been obvious to your employees for a long time who have faced intolerable conditions under your command for years.
It is also obvious to the young children working in your overseas lithium mines which are destroying the local environment as well. You have been open about your willingness to stage coups in order to install dictators in places where your toxic products are being mined. You have even prematurely crowned yourself ‘Emperor of Mars,’ a place where you will be sending people to die.
Your fanboys overlook these issues because they are focused on the potential good that your projects can bring to the world but you are not the only show in town and your competition is growing more intense with each passing day.
There are plenty of other companies working on space exploration and electric vehicles, you are just the only CEO who has gained a cult following through sh*tposting and trolling the world on social media. In fact, many people are not learning that the vast majority of Tesla’s income doesn’t come from selling cars, it comes from government subsidies – selling carbon tax credits for your innovation with clean energy
This technically isn’t your innovation though because you aren’t actually the founder of Tesla. You simply purchased the company from two people much more intelligent than you are – Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning
Tesla has also made more money holding Bitcoin for a few months than they did in years of selling cars.
It is also more than likely that this Bitcoin was purchased with money from these government subsidies.
It is now widely believed you have been forced to denounce your company’s involvement with Bitcoin in order to keep that green government money flowing into Tesla’s coffers.
The energy use argument about proof-of-work mining is a very nuanced conversation that requires a fairly complex understanding of how power grids work and how excess energy is wasted by power companies and sought out by crypto miners.
This is a conversation that you have been having for over a year and were intimately aware of but as soon as your main source of income was threatened as your pretended to be clueless in an attempt to play both sides of the fence
Then, your move to create a Bitcoin miner council was rightly seen as an attempt to centralize the industry and take it under your control.
Reading the comments on your Twitter posts, it seems that the games you have played with the crypto markets have destroyed lives.
Millions of retail investors were really counting on their crypto gains to improve their lives. This is something that you will never understand because you were born into the stolen wealth of a South African apartheid emerald mine and have no clue what struggle is like for most of the working people in the world.
Of course, they took the risk upon themselves when they invested, and everyone knows to be prepared for volatility in crypto, but your Tweets this week show a clear disregard for the average working person.
As hardworking people have their dreams liquidated over your public temper tantrums, you continue to mock them with memes from one of your million dollar mansions.
You may think you are the smartest person in the room, but now you have met your match.
We are Anonymous!
We are Legion!