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TGIF, kittens, by which we mean Thank the Gibson it’s Firefox, of course. Why, what did you think we meant?
A dramatic week comes to a close, heralding, no doubt, a dramatic weekend. Here’s all the 411 you need* to terrify and amaze everyone at the BBQ/fun run/hackerspace with your staggering knowledge of cyberwar and hacktivism.
Hacker In Trouble With Feds After Tweeting About ‘Playing’ With Plane Comms Mid-Flight (Forbes)
Evicted and Abandoned: the World Bank’s Broken Promise to the Poor (ICIJ)
Private Companies’ Cyberwar: Caught in the Middle of the ‘Military Internet Complex (Tripwire)
Colombian hacker who spied on gov-rebel peace talks jailed for 10 years (TheRegister)
Germany Is the Tell-Tale Heart of America’s Drone Wars (TheIntercept)
Dawn of the Sexbots (VanityFair)
Surveillance system used for censorship in Europe (GoodCrypto)
AEI – Norse: Subverting Cyber Security Research For Political Fear-Mongering (DigitalDao)
Drug-buying bot vindicated, criminal case dropped (HopesAndFears)
Wikipedia sues NSA (AnonHQ)
Are we owned by NSA? Bitcoin Experts Discuss How to Evade Hardware Hacking (CoinTelegraph)
* does not apply in Germany, Brazil, Stanford, or Langley, Virginia.
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