Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto #News for October 16


Plugged In by Eric Wienke

Plugged In by Eric Wienke

Happy Thursday, kittens! Time to plug in and light up your life with all the top news from around the web. We’re working on weaning ourselves off of paywall sites, but FP is hard to give up. Feel my pain.

Here’s your DOUBLE dose of daily links for Thursday.

Ugly Twitter Fight o’ the Day: Jacob Applebaum vs WikiLeaks on #Gamergate and Misogyny (Twitter)

The most brilliant solution to #Gamergate (Gawker)

WikiLeaks releases TPP Part II and it’s BIG (WikiLeaks)

Nerd Rap God YT Cracker’s new concept album drops November 5. Remember, Remember! (PirateTimes)

Pirates become the biggest political party in a Czech election (TorrentFreak)

UN report says NSA surveillance is illegal (TheIntercept)

A year after Snowden gave it to his sources, the FOXACID Operations Manual remains unpublished (Schneier)

Bikers v ISIS? Dutch motorcycle gang gets green light to fight Islamic State (RT)

The POODLE attack rips encryption to shreds (ImperialViolet)

The CIA says the CIA does a terrible job (NYT)

Corporations are paying to militarize police departments WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? (ProPublica)

Watch protests worldwide live (GDELT Project)

Visualizing the Emotions of American Television News (GDELT)

ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online (Techdirt)

The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11 (DailyKOS and seriously worth a read)

Mini-nukes could solve energy crisis (Guardian)

Floodwatch Helps Track The Advertisers Tracking You (FastcoDesign)

The Case for Kill Switches in Military Weaponry (ScientificAmerican)

‘Going Dark’ Versus a ‘Golden Age for Surveillance’ (Center for Democracy and Technology)

Robots used to explore tech-society link (FT no paywall)

Chinese security body-searches 10,000 pigeons (AlJazeera)

The right way to fix the internet? (MIT)

Ads Tied to Web Searches Criticized as Deceptive [again!] (WallStJournal)

Absolute Impunity: Militia Rule in Iraq (AmnestyInternational PDF)

The Freedom Fight has returned to Turkey (FP no paywall)

Fed Is Silent on Doomsday Book, a Blueprint for Fighting Crises (NYT)

You can be Affiliated with Al Qaeda without being Associated with it (FAS)

Did we nab the Credit Card Kingpin? (Krebs)

The Drones of the World Wars (WarIsBoring)

Swiss Bankers Helping Americans Cheat Taxes Avoided Watchful Eyes Of Hotel Maids, Bellhops: Swiss Banker (Dealbreaker)

Serbs: the latest in anti-drone technology (TheRegister)


Featured Image Plugged In by Eric Wienke on Flickr

Categories: Anonymous, Banks, CIA, Credit Cards, Crime, Drones, Edward Snowden, Interwebbed, ISIS, News, NSA, Pirates, Surveillance, Wall Street, WikiLeaks

2 replies

  1. Great links,thanks guys n gals,and kittens….


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