So sitting in line to queue for WoW as # 1955 I suddenly realize that of all the things I didn't expect Shadowrun to get right about the collision of information tech and conflict was just how much of it would be little twat bastards using scripts copied off of MIT CS grads with surprisingly little human nature skills to fuck with companies as means of expressing their flaccid adolescent angst.
It's not espionage. It's not political posturing. It's not "hack the planet" activism. It's Affluenza repackaged as being a RL 6th level TOG Wizard.
Welcome to the future, of course there are no elves you idiot.