A Peek Inside Mr. Robot’s Toolbox Video Description

It’s within this potent cocktail of frustration and idealism that Fsociety, the show’s hacktivist collective, hopes to make its mark. “Hackers really do have these sort of extreme ideas and opinions about capitalism and the corruption of capitalism… that sort of bravado they have is kind of a badge of honor,” Esmail says. “They want infamy. They want to take credit for the illegal things that they publicly do, so we wanted to capture that energy and that spirit.” With the finale airing on the heels of real-life hackers Impact Team publicly taking credit for the breach of adultery website Ashley Madison, and the subsequent leaking of user data to make a moral point about privacy, Esmail’s comments ring truer than ever.

Videos for 8/27/2015