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Join Boing Boing, Reddit, and websites all over the world on the 11th to fight mass surveillance

In two days, the Internet will erupt in a protest to rival the uprising against SOPA: in Aaron Swartz‘s memory, websites everywhere will add code from TheDayWeFightBack.org to their templates, helping to flood Congress — and the world’s legislative bodies — with calls for an end to mass surveillance.

 

Bits | Entering the Era of Private and Semi-Anonymous Apps

New York Times (blog)

Entering the Era of Private and Semi-Anonymous Apps. By NICK BILTON. Wut is an app designed for screenshots via Wut Wut is an app designed for ?semi anonymous chats? and allows people to talk to their friends in real-time. Today’s Web-enabled gadgets

 

Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Ross Ulbricht Pleads Not Guilty

 

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