This is an Opinion piece by a longtime participant in Anonymous, who wishes to be identified only as “an Anon.” We are pleased to present this meditation on media, minds, Anonymous, anonymity, social media and the hype cycle. With the… Read More ›
Month: June 2015
America gets the $10 bill it deserves! Pool party po-po emails a no-go…unless you cross their palms with silver. Unstoppable cyberspies that CANNOT BE UNPLUGGED! Cyberpunk lessons from South America of the 70’s. And more in hyperbolic yet shockingly true… Read More ›
Because revenge porn is by definition an exercise of those with power over those with less power. It always takes time to change oppression by historically dominant groups. Actually, given the timelines, we actually banned it pretty quickly. Look how… Read More ›
As Turkish PM Erdogan continues attempting a tricky balancing act, pandering to both Islamic fundamentalists on the one hand and multinational corporations on the other, police cracked down on the nation’s Pride Parades. Although homosexuality is not illegal in Turkey,… Read More ›
This is Internetting 101. You might authorize a harmless app, giving it access to your Twitter or Facebook account; a year later, the app company is sold to a less ethical one, which then hijacks your account for spam. Common… Read More ›
CNN has long since become the thing it was created to replace. The question now is, what will replace CNN?
Welcome to your work week, kittens! There’s always breaking news on the cyberwar/hacktivism front(s) so we won’t delay. Beverage acquired? Teeth brushed? Hair gleaming? Batteries charged? ONWARD! The Gamer Who Could Save Grandpa (Ozy) A Bad Week for Baddies: the… Read More ›
WikiLeaks for the win! Thanks to (finally) checking in with our dashboard, we now know that the next time we want to take three days off, we should write about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange just before heading offline, because it… Read More ›
Originally posted on Citizen Action Monitor:
“I see 15-20 years from now…the vast majority of jobs start disappearing,” says Stanford technology expert No 1378 Posted by fw, June 23, 2015 “In San Francisco – as elsewhere in the US – the…
How a 16-year-old tricked the New York Times into reporting that Dylann Roof blogged about “My Little Pony”
The world welcomes another King Troll with this remarkable article. As Gawker suggests, perhaps it’s time the NYT create the position of Random Internet Teen Editor…or they could use some fact checkers.
KEEP FIGHTING, he says. He has no choice. For the last three years, since June 18, 2012, Julian Assange has been detained involuntarily in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London; he entered of his own free will, but that was before… Read More ›
Still hungover from Suits and Spooks (and Snitches?)? Us too, kittens. Now it’s time for healing, resting, and conserving our strength for CCC in August. Everyone’s least-favorite snitch will be there, so be sure to have the proper attire on… Read More ›
They call it SHU: Special Housing Unit. Sounds better than “The Hole,” which is what they used to call it.