Scientology Versus Anonymous - 2008-05-08
ROBERTS: It's 27 minutes after the hour. Scientology has some prominent followers and some very vocal critics. But now some of those critics are anonymous taking their campaign to the Internet. CNN's Kareen Wynter explains.
KAREEN WYNTER, CNN GENERAL ASSIGNMENT CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): The Church of Scientology has had its share of critics over the years and more than its share of negative press. The church has always fought back, but now the critics have harnessed a new flat form, the Internet. And Scientology may have a harder time defending itself.
Groups like this one called Anonymous are using cyberspace to challenge the church.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We are anonymous. We are legion.
WYNTER: The group's postings on YouTube generated heavy traffic.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We want you to be aware of the very real dangers of Scientology. [Transcript]