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! RAISETHEFIST.COM FOUNDER RAIDED BY FBI AND SECRET SERVICE! URGENT!!!

by anonymous Friday, Jan. 25, 2002 at 11:49 PM

raisethefist has been shut down.

LOS ANGELES, JAN 23 2002 - Heavily armed with high-powered machine guns, shot guns, and hand guns, the FBI, Secret Service, and Los Angeles Police Department sorounded the founder of raisethefist.com in his house. The founder was currently asleep, woken up by a relative who said fbi, police and undercover's were currently up and down all of the streets, with they're eyes focused on the premises. Raisethefist.com founder aproached the door were 2 FBI agents demanded that he step outside. Within seconds a swarm of FBI raided the house with automatic weapons and shot guns. Additional police and fbi also stayed on the front lawn, around the house with a door baracade and additional weapons. "armed and ready".

FBI and secret service entered the house, seizing all servers and political liturature. Raisethefist.com was currently being ran within the founders room of the house, over a computer network. The room was literarly ransacked, and all equipment, disks, cd's .. etc. were boxed up, loaded into a truck and seized until further notice.

Since 1999, raisethefist.com has been under extensive government monitering. At times, Raisethefist.com has recieved over 100 hits from the U.S Department of Defense in a single day. The FBI, police department, NSA (and who else) continuesly monitered the site on a daily basis. Even government's from the UK, Canada, Lavtia, Belgium, Egypt, Finland, and Australia monitered the site continuesly. The FBI had also previously intercepted all packets going through the DSL line hosting the site, and have seized additional accounts being used by the site.

In yet another successfull attempt to silence our vioces, Raisethefist.com, an anarchist/activist independent media/collective has been shut down by the secret service.

"It's not yet known at this point if the site will be back up. As of now, we have nothing. No more servers, no more network, nothing. My room remains completly ransacked. My neighbors remain shaken up by what happend. I most likely won't be getting any of the equipment back. They also took alot of my political litature. Apparently, they're excuse for shutting it down was the 'militancy' portrayed on the site. This is not true. This was an excuse. This same 'militancy' they were concerned about is portrayed on at least a thousand other web sites across the internet, and they havn't been touched by the federal government, with the exception for remote monitering. Raisethefist.com was progresive. It was going somewhere. Kids started creating clubs in their schools called 'RaisetheFist'. People started utilizing the collective as a powerful resource for the activist/anarchist community. The federal government has been investigating me, and the site very closely, long before 9-11, and long before such militancy was even portrayed on the site. They knew the site had potential, that it was turning into something more than a site, but a strong collective utilized by activists throughout the world committed to social justice. And that's become a crime. Justice has become a crime. Freedom has become a crime. Anyone activly disagreeing with policies of the U.S is now automaticly rendered a "terrorist" in the eyes of national security.... Where raisethefist.com will go from here, I don't know. Based on what i've been told, i'll most likely be in jail, so most of my focus will be towards getting an attorney."

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freedom is banned anarchocommie Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 12:08 AM
What this is missing.... JoeyNormal Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 12:24 AM
possible reason? - Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 12:43 AM
Possible Reason? NewNorthernHorizon Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 4:05 AM
Solidarity and offensive Ahmed Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 5:11 AM
Can anyone give more info about sherman? Charles Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 6:48 AM
Status on this? DecapAristo Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 9:23 AM
status random Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 11:40 AM
re: status david Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 11:57 AM
I want to say that I am shocked, but... Austin Delgadillo Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at 5:59 PM
rtf.com still accessable... ren687 Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 at 9:14 AM
Well..... JoeyNormal Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 at 9:21 PM
SS alive and well in Amerika Jungle Jim Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 at 11:47 PM
Its Great! Georgew Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 7:29 AM
WE NEED TO GET THE WORD OUT! John Lexure Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 10:44 AM
I was waiting for this day Ryan Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 12:33 PM
Archive Help just curious Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 4:34 PM
Good riddence jack Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 5:06 PM
! RAISETHEFIST.COM Bill Hard Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 6:37 PM
Anti-American does not mean Anti-Human Austin Delgadillo Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 6:58 PM
ACLU & the EFF Kit O'Connell Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 8:06 PM
RE Anonymous Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 8:50 PM
how can i help? tito Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 6:35 AM
Spelling America with a K tenkan Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 8:40 AM
This proves it Revolt1916 Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 8:47 AM
i never expected this xo0booter0ox Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 9:46 AM
Stand up for your rights AG Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 9:52 AM
Freedom? jas0n Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 1:55 PM
To Austin TruthSerum Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 4:06 PM
Solidarity! RL Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 4:58 PM
what a surprise! REVOLT Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 4:59 PM
I called back the FBI AG Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 5:15 PM
continued AG Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 5:17 PM
democracy or the return to dictatorship joe stalin Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 7:14 PM
Ruckus?! Counter Revolution Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 8:00 PM
RTF Danny Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 8:06 PM
YOU PEOPLE ARE CRAZY Sane Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 8:54 PM
Thank you, SANE AG Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 9:23 PM
RE Anonymous Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 10:43 PM
Ignorant People TNR Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 10:47 PM
I do not subscribe to 'liberalism' ! Austin Delgadillo Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 at 10:37 AM
Latest updates on story here Freedom Corps Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002 at 4:52 PM
LMFAO!! tom Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 11:02 AM
Use spellcheck please. anonymous Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 1:24 PM
Yeah -- Do you know how to fucking spell? The Teacher Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 2:29 PM
He hacked websites pbbt Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 3:22 PM
make up our own minds? JAWG Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 3:31 PM
The System is Inherently Conservative trotskysghost Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 7:10 PM
Fascist Raid on Raise the Fist of 1-24-02 Peter S. Lopez Friday, Feb. 01, 2002 at 7:37 PM
Bastard Fenlor Kabe Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 12:29 AM
Such negativity Jeremy Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 2:32 AM
What's the alternative ? Markus Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 2:32 AM
heading Jeremy Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 2:34 AM
Criminal Conduct Carl Panzram Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 3:52 AM
hah Shamrock Hoax Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 4:58 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:25 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:26 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:29 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:36 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:36 AM
He deserved the raid David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:37 AM
The Stupidity of People Never Ceases to Amaze trotskysghost Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 6:53 AM
He broke the law, face it. Stew Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 7:34 AM
Call me ignorant Mischa Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 7:59 AM
pretentious losers Ivan Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 8:43 AM
excuse me? AG Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 9:41 AM
Important to note Dick Dastardlu Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 12:34 PM
"They don't have to burn the books... Austin Delgadillo Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 2:13 PM
raisethefist archived so you can see CARLOS Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 3:17 PM
Anarchy is senseless David Allen Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:15 PM
im sickend too, but not for the same reason AG Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:49 PM
oh, yeah. this too AG Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 5:57 PM
i agree dood Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 9:19 PM
Don't even bring up the riots in Seattle David Saturday, Feb. 02, 2002 at 10:54 PM
In one ear, and out fucking the other... Austin Delgadillo Sunday, Feb. 03, 2002 at 6:28 PM
You tits John Sunday, Feb. 03, 2002 at 8:25 PM
oh v Monday, Feb. 04, 2002 at 1:25 AM
Oh, so we're getting into the violence debate Austin Delgadillo Monday, Feb. 04, 2002 at 9:53 AM
Where is http://www.raisethefist.com gone? Holy Faggot Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2002 at 12:09 PM
Government security=Krystalnacht Ben Gordon Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2002 at 3:04 PM
Re:I was waiting for this day. Billy Brown Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2002 at 4:35 PM
Re:I was waiting for this day. Billy Brown Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2002 at 4:38 PM
Hm... synchronic Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2002 at 6:59 PM
Shut UP You Piece of Shit PhAt_RaT Friday, Feb. 08, 2002 at 5:09 AM
In Response To Mr. Delgadillo John Friday, Feb. 08, 2002 at 12:51 PM
One more thing..... John Friday, Feb. 08, 2002 at 12:59 PM
It's very sad... Fernando Falcão Friday, Feb. 08, 2002 at 3:17 PM
I apologise for any self-righteous tone... Austin Delgadillo Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at 5:49 PM
hey hey Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002 at 11:15 AM
To John and DavidAllen Slave#44555-[Status:truant] Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002 at 11:28 AM
What are you talking about John? WAKE UP JW Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002 at 7:09 PM
RTF, what can i do? Gust Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002 at 7:46 PM
Responses John Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002 at 1:04 PM
Responses John Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002 at 1:07 PM
Responses John Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002 at 1:07 PM
John, you haven't answered anything Slave#34872[Status:truant] Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002 at 5:42 PM
Thats It... John Friday, Feb. 15, 2002 at 8:11 PM
A reflection.... John Friday, Feb. 15, 2002 at 8:16 PM
John still refuses to answer Slave#45498[Status:truant] Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002 at 11:01 AM
Sigh John Monday, Feb. 18, 2002 at 7:21 PM
John still confused Slave#34523[Status:laughing] Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002 at 11:25 AM
For gods sake man.... John Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 at 6:52 PM
Suppport Sherman, stop bickering!! DecapAristo Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 at 11:10 AM
I agree Myk Miller Sunday, Apr. 28, 2002 at 11:44 PM
Punished for having an opinion? George Washington Monday, Aug. 19, 2002 at 6:42 PM
Our fists will still rise Joe Foster Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 at 5:15 PM
Joe Foster... Sheepdog Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 at 6:42 PM
This can get sort of confusing B.A. Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 at 6:56 PM
thanks 'Sheepdog'..... lynx-11 Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 at 7:05 PM
180 degrees- charge! Sheepdog Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 at 7:28 PM
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