Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 8

Merry Freaking Christmas

Merry Freaking Christmas

Merry Monday, kittens! Were you office partying over the weekend like the rest of us? The strangest people showed up at the party, but then that’s the holiday chaos for you. In this world of Heraclitian turmoil, there’s one thing you can count on: that our morning link roundup will get you all the news you need, at internet speed!

The Selfie Heard ‘Round the World (FreeAnons)

The Police in America Are Becoming Illegitimate (RollingStone)

Dutch man suspected of tormenting Amanda Todd had 75 other victims (CBC)

Looks like Chicago PD had a Stingray out at the Eric Garner protest (ACLU)

Cisco’s disastrous quarter shows how NSA spying could freeze US companies out of a trillion-dollar opportunity (Quartz)

So The FBI Just Screwed Up And Admitted That It’s POLICE Who Are Dangerous (YourNewsWire)

Who Should Own the Internet? Julian Assange on Living in a Surveillance Society (NYT)

100 principles for radical privacy campaigning (PrivacySurgeon)

Fiction special: The Doom that Came to Puppet: Posts generated by a Markov chain trained on the Puppet documentation and the assorted works of H. P. Lovecraft (Tumblr)

Puppies With Guns: the Calendar (Kickstarter)

Behind the Scenes of the Bond Movies (DangerousMinds)

Can Bitcoin’s Price Ever Be Stable? (CoinDesk)

The Most Pirated Files of All Time (TorrentFreak)

The National Guard Is Leaving Ferguson (WarIsBoring)

What Google Glass Has in Common With an Iconic Apple Fail (SingularityHub)

Meet the Jihadi: Al-Canadi (INSITE)

War by Media and the Triumph of Propaganda (CounterPunch)

Canadian Law Enforcement Agency Dropping Cases Rather Than Deal With New Warrant Requirements For ISP Subscriber Info (TechDirt)

Miami Protests Snarl Art Basel Traffic (CBS)

Six GITMO prisoners released to Uruguay (DoD)

There’s a SPIROGRAPH TURNTABLE HACK (DangerousMinds)

U.S. cyber stalker convicted after being duped by Toronto dad (CityNews)

Anonymous releases Chicago police radio transmissions revealing warrantless wiretapping (TechWorm)

Chaos Computer Club is being blocked in the UK (CyberWarZone)

Meet the Spies Doing the NSA’s Dirty Work (FP)

North Korea Denies Role in “Righteous,” Totally Bitchin’ Sony Hack (Gawker)



Featured Image 20091111 Lexy Elft by Sean Thornton on Flickr

Categories: Anonymous, Bitcoin, Catfishing, Crypto, Cyber, FBI, Hackers, ISIS, Media, News, NSA, Police, Propaganda, Protests, Sabu, Social Engineering

2 replies

  1. Reblogged this on Will the real reality please stand up! and commented:
    The strangest people are the most interesting.


  2. the strangest people showed up to the party, but at least they brought bath saltes.


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