The two-minute video features a
computer-generated voice denouncing what it calls a corrupt political
system that favors corporations and calls on supporters to "peacefully
shut down the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses." The video claims to be from Anonymous, a loosely organized group of
hackers that has claimed credit for attacks on targets ranging from the
Peruvian government to Paypal.
former activist for Occupy Des Moines, Clarke Davidson, has
acknowledged posting the video on YouTube. He said he did so after
masked men left it outside his tent near the state Capitol on Nov. 3.
Investigators aren't sure whether the video is authentic, and state authorities have
not taken any actions since the call to "peacefully shut down" the
caucuses does not amount to a crime, said Jim Saunders, director of the Iowa Intelligence Fusion Center at the state's D
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