Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for November 12

Under the Bridge by Peddhapati on Flickr

Under the Bridge by Peddhapati on Flickr

Happy Wednesday, kittens! Did you remember, remember, to take the time yesterday to remember what has been lost and what has been gained in battles throughout history, geography, religion and the Internet? Those who do not understand the past are condemned to repeat it, after all.

Looking forward, here are the essential links to start your day in the full knowlege of the Shit That Went Down While You Were Asleep.

Device Changes Your Mood with a Zap to the Head (MIT)

Tony Blair Paid US$65,195 Per Month By Saudi Prince’s Oil Company (WealthX)

The Cyborg Medicine of Tomorrow Is Inside the Veteran of Today (DefenseOne)

Berlin’s digital exiles: where tech activists go to escape the NSA (Guardian)

Protesters descend on FCC chairman’s house over net neutrality (WaPo)

A battery made up of billions of nanoscale batteries (Kurzweil)

Inside the CIA’s Syrian Rebels Vetting Machine (Newsweek)

‘Hungary is not Guantánamo,’ ruling party tells U.S. (Reuters)

Army trauma expert quit after admitting PhD and Masters’ fraud (StarsAndStripes)

How fighting ISIS makes contractors rich (Bloomberg)

Snail Mail hacked by China (WaPo)

Terrorism and counterterrorism in America’s “Me Decade” (WarOnTheRocks)

Japan’s Real National Security Challenge — and What It Means For America (OvertAction)

There’s no Obamacare for the internet. But there could be a public option. (Vox)

The guy who coined “Net Neutrality” talks Net Neutrality (NewYorker)

Russell Brand hits back at critics of his political style by singing his own version of “Parklife” (DangerousMinds)

70 snakes stolen in “professional hit” (UPI)

DocuSign Founder Sees Blockchain Tech Potential in Identity Management (Coindesk)

Arts and Grafts: County Prosecutor Looking To Arrest Housing Official After Agency Demands $16,000 To Fulfill FOIA Request (Techdirt)

Artificial Intelligence as a threat (NYT)

Secret American Commandos Hid Out in Berlin in WWII (WarIsBoring)

Would time travel be the most beneficial or most destructive force in the Universe? (SingularityHub)

Beijing designer Liu Wei missing after her fashion show for Occupy Central (TheBustle)


Featured Image Under the Bridge by Peddhapati on Flickr

Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Bitcoin, Crime, Cryptocurrency, Cyber, Cyberwar, Hackers, Hacktivism, Money, News, Occupy, Politics, Science, Umbrella Revolution

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