Frustrated with low living standards and poor public services, an anonymous group hacked Lebanese government websites this week, calling for immediate attention to these shortcomings. The group, calling itself "Raise Your Voice," hacked at least 15 websites, including that of the Presidency and the Ministries of Energy, Water, Justice, and Foreign Affairs, among others.
The online world has take Lebanon by storm. On the one hand, Lebanese authorities are seeking to tighten their control over online media. On the other, political leaders are starting to build their online profiles - reaching out to fans on Twitter and launching political campaigns on Facebook.