RedHack and Anonymous Team Up for November 5 Protests

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November 5 is a symbolic date on which hacktivists and activists from all over the world plan on protesting and marching for various causes. RedHack a?

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ovember 5 is a symbolic date on which hacktivists and activists from all over the world plan on protesting and marching for various causes. RedHack and some members of the Anonymous movement have teamed up for such a protest in Turkey.

Anonymous: ‘Topiary’ Talks Hacking and Life After LulzSec

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One of those was Davis, a teenager from the Shetland Islands ? an archipelago that sits off the north-east of Scotland ? who had helped form the Anonymous splinter hacktivist group known as LulzSec, while using the Topiary pseudonym. Twitter was an

 Inside Anonymous: ?Topiary? talks hacking and life after LulzSec

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??Conspiracy to commit computer misuse with intent to disrupt or impair the operation of a computer or computers?,? commenced Jake Davis in front of a packed auditorium at Wired 2013. ?This is what I was sent to prison for.?
Google announces uProxy: internet censorship avoidance in a browser extension

At its Ideas Summit in New York, Google revealed Uproxy: a service that aims to change the way people around the globe use the internet. A browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, uProxy can bypass restrictive firewalls that hinder users from accessing vital (and trivial) information online by creating peer-to-peer connections. If someone from a country with limited internet access installs

The Decline of Wikipedia

The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web?s idealistic era?

VPN company shuts down after Lavabit case demonstrates threat of state-ordered, secret self-sabotage

Cryptoseal has shut down Cryptoseal Privacy, a VPN product advertised as a privacy tool, citing the action against Lavabit, the privacy-oriented email provider used by Edward Snowden. Court documents released in the wake of Lavabit’s shut-down showed that the US government believes that it has the power to order service providers to redesign their systems to make it possible to spy on users. Cryptoseal had been operating under the assumption that since it had no way of spying on its users, it was immune to wiretap orders, and the revelation that they may be forced to break their system’s security was enough to put them off altogether. Like Lavabit, Cryptoseal was unwilling to advertise a service that was immune from snooping if they might someday be forced to secretly redesign their systems to make snooping possible.

Why Facebook Is Teaching Its Machines to Think Like Humans

Facebook needs machines that can understand the way we humans behave and write and even feel. In January — after the company rolled out a?limited public trial?of Graph Search, a way of searching activity on the popular social network — Facebook engineers were forced to tweak their algorithms so they could translate slang like “pics of

GIF: the news-friendly movie format that just works

The NYT‘s Sarah Lyall interviews Deadspin’s Tim Burke, who uses animated GIF clips toexcellent effect in posts.

Facebook, Google and others could face fines of ?100m if they break proposed data protection rules

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Some of the Web?s biggest properties, like Google, Facebook and Yahoo, could face being slapped with steep fines if they breach newly proposed European Data Protection laws, providing they are adopted.
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