This past Sunday your humble editor was a guest, along with Cryptospherians Raymond Johansen and Kitty Hundal, on Anon UK Radio. The cast of characters includes The Dread Pirate Bailey, StLouisGal, your host G3arhead, your other host T0p, and regular… Read More ›
Month: May 2015
Enforced Transparency 5: Crowdsourcing Independent Journalism
Enforced transparency in action: an outline of several publishing projects in the world of radical transparency including a new book by Hax, the infamous LuxiLeaks, and the Blank Spot Project.
Interwebbed Cyber & Crypto News for May 26
Welcome back from your Memorial Day weekend, kittens! I feel confident over-generalizing like that since most of my readers are US-based and the ones that aren’t probably could use an extra day without more depressing cyberwar stories anyway. But we’re… Read More ›
Enforced Transparency 4 – The Whistleblowers Bravery
This is another in the ongoing series on Enforced Transparency by Raymond Johansen and Kitty Hundal, featured here on the Cryptosphere as well as their own site, HacktivistCulture, with related articles on the Fifth Column News, and HackRead. This article… Read More ›
“Things’ll look a whole lot better for the working classes, working classes.” – Gang of Four, I Found That Essence Rare As I am a son of the working classes, I cast a critical eye on wealth. As I am Regular… Read More ›
#Pwnd: Lauri Love, Accused Hacker, Forces Government to Return Seized Computers
Lauri Love, the Brit/Scot/Finn accused of hacking into multiple US government computers including those of NASA, the EPA, the US Army, the New York Federal Reserve Bank, and the US Missile Defence System, has successfully confronted the UK government, and… Read More ›
The Cryptosphere goes to camp: Social Media Camp this Friday!
It’s that time of year, kittens: the time when we pack up the Cray, break out the cutoffs, and head to glorious Victoria, BC, to present a talk at Social Media Camp, the premiere conference of its kind in Canada,… Read More ›
Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for May 20
Claw your way through this, the meatiest link roundup on the intertubes, as we fetch ourselves another saucer of milk. We need to build up our strength for the rest of the week… The Barrett Brown Review of Arts and… Read More ›
Allegations of RCMP wrongdoing on gun registry data destruction handed to police
And if the RCMP’s previous skills at wiping computer data are any indication, it’ll take some guy down at Mom’s Basement Computers about half an hour to find those records.
Why race iz the main reason the murderouz bloodbath in Waco waz handled with velvet glovez
Imagine, if the gangs had been black, how different the police response would have been. Imagine then what the community response would have been, and how fast the National Guard would have made it there.
Rebuilding Communities and Identities with USB sticks and Love by AnonyOdinn
This is another thoughtful long read from our old pal Anony Odinn; it originally appeared at Cyberguerrilla. Get yourself a full cup of some stimulating beverage and get ready for a mind-expanding experience. “Where there is preparation there is no fear.”… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber & Crypto News for May 19
Zoinks, looks like Scooby Doo was real life after all. When I was little, I thought that when you became a teenager you were given a van and either an English Sheepdog or a Great Dane, and you and your… Read More ›
Street performer “Baton Bob” offered $20K settlement over pro-police Facebook post
Dear police officers: when you seize control of someone’s Facebook account and use it for your own ends, it’s a violation of CFAA and should subject you to the same penalties as Aaron Swartz faced, penalties which drove him to… Read More ›
Happy Victoria Day, Kittens!
See you tomorrow!
Meet the Lorax: Tonight on AnonOps Radio
Tonight on AnonOps Radio, it’ll be Back to the Future time, as the hosts dedicate the entire show to fallen (arrested) colleague and former host, Adam Bennett, aka Lorax. Once the most popular radio host in Anonymous, with his own… Read More ›