Anonymous Catches Burger King Lettuce Defiler
July 18, 2012
Did I just say “lettuce defiler“?
Within minutes of a Burger King employee posting a photo on 4Chan – his feet firmly planted in the restaurant’s lettuce containers – users of the online image board had figured out exactly which Cleveland store he was at.
The photo, featuring the worker standing in the greens with his shoes on, was subtitled “this is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.”
The image didn’t sit well with the anonymous – and often roguish – denizens of 4Chan, who on Monday began forwarding it to news outlets in and around Mayfield Heights. Based on GPS data in the image, online sleuths had determined the suburb to be the setting of the disturbing tableau, according to the Cleveland Scene.
Since then, the three employees involved have been fired…
This article, and many others on this story, talk about the “hacktivist” group Anonymous’s involvement.
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