15 July 2014 00:00
“As an anthropologist of the digital I tend not to treat digital media as exceptional, except when it comes to the few exceptions that seem to rub up against our traditional categories and methodological tools. Anonymous, the online entity seems to be one such exception...”
In Apartheid-era South Africa listening to Radio Freedom was a crime carrying a penalty of up to eight years in prison. Anonymous has evolved in a culture of threats to free communication as well. When the Anonymous networks launched into radio, Lorax drew inspiration from Radio Freedom and launched Lorax Live to provide an uncensored platform...
Greetings to the Citizens of Charlottesville. It has come to our attention that the far-right, alt-right, and neo-nazi organizations have attempted to use your city as a (...)
Guests: legendary hacker John Draper aka Captain Crunch and Raymond Johansen (Pirate Parties International). Early hackers were the enthusiasts and homebrewers of their time, (...)
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Was enacted by the US Congress in 1986, in large part as a reaction to the movie “War Games” which portrayed a scenario where (...)
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