Happy Tuesday, kittens! Still going in to work? Well, nobody’s going to expect too much of you today, so here are some conversation starters. If the internet attacks we’ve seen on US targets overnight continue, I’m afraid you’re going to… Read More ›
Month: December 2014
#Anonymous hoax: Hackers to Iggy Azalea: Apologize for Racism or We’ll Reveal Sex Tape
So, here is our editor, quoted alongside @YourAnonNews, on the Anonymous vs Iggy Azalea hoax. Click through to the original to watch the video. MUCH more to come soon on this story. Meantime, that’s another notch for Operation Global Media… Read More ›
North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages in wake of Sony hack
Doubtful Telecomix will do their usual moving heaven and earth to restore internet access for North Korea. But if the country is offline and Sony is still being pwned, that’s as good an alibi as we’ve ever seen. And Sony… Read More ›
Opposition media claims Facebook and Twitter will defy Russian censors over political content
This could be very interesting, given they have interfered in political speech in the west umpteen times.
Comcast-TWC merger delayed, FCC says 7,000 docs wrongly held back
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Comcast’s plans to swallow its largest rival Time Warner Cable has suffered another setback as the FCC announced Monday it would once again halt its “shot clock,” which is the 180-day time period during which the agency seeks to complete…
Dear Brother, “Leader” of LulzSec
This is a guest post stolen wholesale from Pastebin, where Ryan Ackroyd aka Kayla posted it on December 20th. It has made the rounds of social media over the weekend and is an incendiary, no-holds-barred calling-out of Hector Xavier Monsegur… Read More ›
Intewebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 22
Happy Monday, kittens! I hope you’re stocking up on the seasonal coffee-based beverages while you can. Eggnog lattes, like crocuses, are a fleeting pleasure. So are news links, so in that wistful holiday spirit, here is all the news you… Read More ›
“The Interview” Censorship Protestors Screen Chaplin’s Hitler Parody “The Great Dictator”
An elegant example of the old bait-and-switch. But a much, much better film than that which they had intended to see anyway.
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 19 GOD WHERE DID DECEMBER GO?
Happy Friday, kittens! We’re headed into the last weekend before Christmas, and you know what that means: driving ten minutes to the mall and spending two hours looking for a parking space. While your hands are on the wheel (along… Read More ›
Numbers: On Sony’s Decision to Pull The Interview
“Death is nothing to us.” – Lucretius There was a time When movies played Our dreams and crimes In light and shade. Who made the movies Made the world, From winorlose To boymeetsgirl, Like Fox and Mayer, Lang, Renoir, De… Read More ›
Convicted spy’s parents searching for son after Cuba-US relations thaw
A fascinating story whose potential resolution is only made possible by the changes of the past week in US/Cuban relations.
Tours Of Sony’s Culver City Lot Suspended Amid Hack Attack
Now this is interesting. Looks like they’re going for the full reimbursement package from their insurance company, sort of the way if your car isn’t quite totalled you might just push it over the cliff.
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 18
Aha! We knew he was working for someone! Well, kittens, now that we’ve cracked that case, let’s turn our eyes to other outrages and crimes against humanity, by which we mean everything from Assange’s Santa beard on down. Eggnog in… Read More ›
TGIF Cocktail: the Whistleblower
Originally posted on drinkscoaster:
Whistleblower Cocktail created by Jay Jones, photographed by Cathy Browne Cheers! We’ve a spotty track records when it comes to regular weekly features, but who can’t get behind this: A cocktail for Friday! This is the…
Barrett Brown Sentencing Delayed Until Next Year
Well, if you want to be technical it’s set for January 22. For now. The reason Barrett Brown’s sentencing is set for January 22, 2015 instead of December 16, 2014 as it was originally, is that on December 16 the… Read More ›