Happy Friday the 13th, kittens! In addition to being the spookiest day of the year (other than the day the bills for Christmas arrive) it’s also the 25th anniversary of the release of the classic cyberpunk movie Hackers. Although the sole copy on Youtube has long since been deep sixed, you can still read our review and drink the accompanying cocktail while waiting for your torrent to finish downloading.
Here’s some more reading material while you’re waiting.
What we know and what we don’t know about the Paris attacks (FoxtrotAlpha)
Death Threats, Child Porn, and War Crimes: Inside CIA Investigations of Its Own Employees (Vice)
Matt DeHart takes a plea deal to escape a possible 40 year sentence (MattDeHart)
Lee Robert Moore, Secret Service member, arrested on child-sex charges (Washington Times)
The Drone Papers (TheIntercept)
ISIS Supporter Arrested for Reblogging a GIF on Tumblr (Gawker)
ClipboardSec, Russian Nukes, and Propaganda (Guardian)
Apache massacre, the BBC and rape allegations: Julian Assange at the Cambridge Union (TheTab)
PEN releases whistleblower protection report (CourageFoundation)
Trudeau makes public his ministerial mandate letters — their marching orders for four years (TorStar)
MI5 says it relied on hacking in a majority of high-profile investigations (Motherboard)
Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Crime, Cyber, Hackers, Hacktivism, Interwebbed, News, Politics
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