Elon Musk VS Anonymous - Full Case Study

Alan Joseph Alan Joseph
Jun 8, 2021 5 min read
Elon Musk VS Anonymous - Full Case Study

The Anonymous group which is a decentralized international activist has uploaded a video on their YouTube channel aiming at Elon Musk. The new video which was released on 6 June 2021, is considered to be a critical takedown on the billionaire entrepreneur.

Who is Anonymous?
Anonymous about Elon Musk
Anonymous on Electric Vehicles and Space Explorations
Anonymous on Twitter, Tesla and Bitcoin
What is the Reason behind the video by Anonymous?
FAQ

Who is Anonymous?

Anonymous is a decentralized international activist group and hacker group that is known for its cyber-attacks against governments and organizations have released a video on their YouTube channel which sent a mysterious message to the billionaire Elon Musk.

The Anonymous group is known for its attack against the Church of Scientology. The group has conveyed that the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk had enjoyed a reputation that was favorable because the world had a desire to live in a world of space exploration and Electric Vehicles.

Anonymous about Elon Musk

Anonymous group has conveyed through the video that the reputation enjoyed by Elon Musk is not deserved by him and added their viewpoints through the video. They have conveyed that the public image that he had been carefully creating has been removed and people have begun to see him as a narcissistic rich dude who is an attention seeker.

They have added that the hunt for saving humanity which is proclaimed by Elon Musk is NaΓ―ve and not an actual concern he holds for the humanity. The group has shown the videos of his workers claiming that they have faced certain conditions under him for years which are intolerable and also added that he has children working on his lithium mines. They added that the lithium mines are also harmful to the environment and it damages the environment.


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Anonymous on Electric Vehicles and Space Explorations

The Anonymous have also conveyed that Elon Musk has been creating a play in order to gain the power from Governments and installing dictators in the countries where the mining of his products is conducted. They also spoke about a newspaper headline that mentioned crowning Elon Musk to be emperor of Mars.

The Anonymous had also claimed that Elon Musk was not the only person on earth who is working behind space explorations or Electric Vehicles and the competition in the industry has been growing as days pass.


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Anonymous on Twitter, Tesla and Bitcoin

The group had also spoken about the Twitter messages of Elon Musk and conveyed that he was able to grow a fan follower and created a craze by trolling others on social media. They added that all his messages on his Twitter account were nothing other than trolls.

The group had even added that Tesla was not founded by Elon Musk and it was created by people who were much more intelligent than him. They added that Elon Musk had purchased or acquired the company from them and claimed them to be more intelligent than Musk. They mentioned the names of the founders of Tesla which were Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning.

The group added that tesla’s earnings don’t come from selling cars but through the subsidies provided by the government. They also added that the company had earned money by holding bitcoins and criticized Elon Musk for playing games with the cryptocurrency which destroyed the lives of people.

They added that one of the reasons for the growth in the earnings of Tesla was due to the hype created by Elon Musk over the bitcoins.

What is the Reason behind the video by Anonymous?

One of the major reasons for the video is estimated to be the Tweets shared by Elon Musk over the bitcoins. It is considered that Elon Musk had hyped the price of bitcoins by making a lot of his followers believe that the cryptocurrency is valuable and investing in it.

Later the CEO of Tesla had announced that the company would start accepting bitcoins as a payment method for purchasing their cars and after a few weeks, the company and Musk took to Twitter tweeting that the company is no longer going to accept bitcoins as a payment method.

The reason given by Elon Musk for this move was that the mining of bitcoins consumes a lot of energy and it is harmful to the environment. Another point to be noted was that before the announcement Tesla had sold a part of their bitcoins. However, they still hold bitcoins and Elon Musk had conveyed that the company will accept bitcoins as a payment when the mining is done through a sustainable source of energy.


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Conclusion

However, Anonymous has claimed against this in the video saying that Musk was already aware of the environmental damage caused by bitcoins and he took this move when he realized that the subsidy that was provided by the government was held as Tesla was harming the environment.

FAQ

Did Elon Musk manipulate Cryptocurrency?

It has always seen that Elon Musk's tweets has affected bitcoin also bitcoin had a massive crash when he tweeted that Tesla will not accept Bitcoin as a payment.

Who is Anonymous?

Anonymous is a decentralized international activist group and hacker group that is known for its cyber-attacks against governments and organizations

What did Anonymous said about Elon Musk?

Anonymous in a video criticized Elon Musk for manipulating cryptocurrencies and also conveyed that Tesla was not founded by Elon Musk and it was created by people who were much more intelligent than him.

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