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...
Barrett Brown is an American activist, author, and freelance writer/journalist. He has been misrepresented in the media as a spokesperson for the hacktivist group (...)
Barrett Brown explains why he was once again detained. Barrett Brown has been detained and released and once again it’s hard to explain why. There’s no government policy that (...)
Stanley Cohen is long time social justice attorney and activist. Stanley Cohen is a US-based attorney and human rights activist who has done extensive work in the Middle East (...)