Taking cues from the 'Occupy Wall Street' protests in the U.S., the demonstrations in the Indian cities called for public gatherings in key urban locations.
The planned Occupy-style protests called on Internet users to throng to the protest venues wearing Guy Fawkes masks, a symbol widely used by the hacktivist group.
"Internet is the only free media we have. Censoring it will mean that free speech is not possible any more," a member of Anonymous was quoted as saying.
Image: Members of a hacking group shout slogans as they protest against Indian government enacted laws that gives it power to censor different aspects of Internet usage, in Bangalore, India, Saturday, June 9, 2012.