Well kittens, there’s light and no other word for it. Yesterday your humble editor had the great honour of turning down the first offer for The Cryptosphere. True, it was a merger rather than a buyout, but we’ve studied our… Read More ›
Month: October 2014
Wait for it, people. Just wait. Dear Oliver Stone, You are not allowed to complain when the Snowden script is leaked. — MysteryTVWritersAsst (@MysteryTVWrtrAs) October 9, 2014
And now, for your moment of WTF, Manuel Noriega is suing game developers for making him a baddie in their video game. And Rudy Guiliani is defending the video company. It’s 90’s nostalgia time!
FireChat is verifying users in Hong Kong, hoping to add trusted voices to its anonymous chat network
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Off-grid messaging app FireChat is giving its users the option of lifting their anonymity and verifying their identities for other users to see. The first 15 verified accounts popped up in FireChat feed and chatrooms this…
This is tragic. ISIS is using child soldiers as young as ten, and one of them is reported dead. No just cause invites the death of children.
Good morning, kittens! And how is your day progressing so far? Teeth brushed, hair (if any) combed, caffeine ingested? Excellent. You’re all ready for today’s newer, shorter, list of links. Because life is too small to link to paywalls, kittens…. Read More ›
Congratulations, Facebook! You finally acknowledged peoples’ right to be known by the names they choose. Last week you acceded to demands from the LGBT community and acknowledged that drag queens would be able to have personal profiles under their drag… Read More ›
Why bother trying to manage your moods with problem-solving or coping skills when you can do it via a $13 million consumer electronics corporation? Eh?
And the headlines just keep on coming, kittens! While we were momentarily sidetracked with the buzz around the first-on-then-off tv series based on that Cusack classic Say Anything, the world turned, so did many special agents, and so here we… Read More ›
AnonSec, the mysterious Kurdish Peshmerga-supporting hacker crew which has become the bane of Indonesian government webmasters (among others), and who claim to have hacked an NSA drone, has a new target. Tiny Turkish ecommerce sites. In a list posted to… Read More ›
An amazing statistic. Clearly it’s more important than ever to participate in our Police Shootings Index project (use the search box) and make sure that we have accurate statistics. We are in a new age of ethnic cleansing in North… Read More ›
What possible reason can eBay have for standing by ultraconservative climate change deniers at ALEC?
Pauvre Pierre! The former social enterprise thought leader is now activists’ favorite punching bag for his part in prosecuting Anonymous’ revered Paypal 14 and now for going along with eBay’s support of the ultra-right wing think tank ALEC staffed entirely,… Read More ›
Good. Another company joins the growing army (led by Yahoo) of pushbacks against government co-option.
We’ve neglected you for too long, and the news as well, so today ONLY we are offering a two-for-one special on our Interwebbeds. Herein lies part deux. Download o’ the day: Business Password Analysis (Trustwave) Cue the DRONE NAVY! (c4isrnet)… Read More ›