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Anonymous calls for occupation of Wall Street

Headless band of hackers, Anonymous is calling for insurrection on Wall Street next month.

Friends, sympathisers and followers are urged to to descend on the financial heart of the US on 17 September and occupy it. "Bring Tent," the protesters urge,

The outfit is joining a campaign begun by AdbustersCulturejammers to peacefully occupy Wall Street.

"Flood into lower Manhattan, set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and occupy Wall Street for a few months … Once there, we shall incessantly repeat one simple demand in a plurality of voices," says Anonymous in its publicity video.

"The abuse of corporations, banks and governments ends here," it proclaims.

Organisers say they are now planning simultaneous occupations of financial districts in New York City, Madrid, Milan, London, Paris and San Francisco.

Anonymous' video announcing its support for the sit-in is pretty rousing stuff: