Interwebbed: Cyber & Crypto News Special #ConeSec Edition

And you shall go forth and find yourself your own traffic cone to wear as a novelty hat.

And you shall go forth and find yourself your own traffic cone to wear as a novelty hat.

Happy Friday, kittens! Today’s news roundup is dedicated to the principle that using the ubiquitous orange cone simply as a traffic divider is a staggering and shameful waste of potential. The hacker principle can as easily be applied to lifeless extrusions of semi-soft plastic as to multi-million dollar machines. We call for the global emancipation of traffic cones: for the recognition of cones as an autonomous force and method of expression.

We call for #ConeSec.

Paikin tells G20 hearing he’d never seen cops ‘kettle’ peaceful protesters (GlobalNews)

The CIA reviews Glenn Greenwald’s Snowden book (CIA)


The FBI is very excited about this machine that can scan your DNA in 90 minutes (MotherJones)

From 44 Felony Counts to a Misdemeanor : Plea deal Entered in U.S. v. Salinas (TorEkeland)

The NSA goes emo, long before Snowden makes self-doubt politically mandatory (AP)

Sculptor Offers Another Clue in 24-Year-Old Mystery at C.I.A. (NYT)

Julian Assange: Swedish court rejects appeal to lift arrest warrant (Guardian)

Choice or disparation? Theorizing the social in social media systems (CultureDigitally)

Operation Onymous was basically Project Potemkin (DeepDotWeb)

The Leak That Almost Stopped the Iraq War (CounterPunch)

Detekt Big Brother with this spy-sensing tool from Amnesty International (TheRegister)

Why Google halted its research into renewable energy (Vox)

There Are Bags of Puke on the Moon (Slate)

‘Couldn’t be reached’ — a blog for all the times officials refuse to comment (CenterForPublicIntegrity)

The Sudanese Army Is Blocking an Investigation of Mass Rape (WarIsBoring)

Two more GITMO detainees released (

Bank Of America Given Permission To Pay $16.7 Billion Fine (Dealbreaker)

Thousands fall for Free Audi Facebook scam (HelpNet)

Putin the Puppet Master (Shhh-cretly)

47 Seconds From Hell: A Challenge To Navy Doctrine (BreakingDefense)

Wynn Resorts Denies Knowledge Of Money-Laundering Probe (WealthX)

Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts, or Science? (MIT)


Featured Image And you shall go forth and find yourself your own traffic cone to wear as a novelty hat by James Offer on Flickr

Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Attack, Banks, Bugs, CIA, ConeSec, Crime, Edward Snowden, FBI, Hackers, Julian Assange, Money, Navy, News, Police, Politics, Privacy, Surveillance

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