Turkey has been listed as the country with the greatest number of removal requests in Twitter’s first biannual Transparency Report of 2016.
The way software agents interact on the Web is poorly understood. Now evidence shows that they fight each other for years.

Of course President Obama should pardon Edward Snowden — and Chelsea Manning, too.

But this story is not about the excellent reasons for thanking rather than locking up the two most famous whistleblowers of the post-9/11 era. Plenty of people are already calling for that in powerful ways. A new petition on Snowden’s behalf has been signed by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey as well as Steve Wozniak, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Aragorn (also known as Viggo Mortensen). Organizations coming out in support of a pardon for Snowden, who is currently a political refugee in Moscow, include the ACLU, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International. And Oliver Stone has just released “Snowden,” a movie that emphasizes his good and patriotic intentions.

What happened when Mike Zuckerman brought his San Francisco culture hacking ethos to the migrant camps in Greece

3 days until Chelsea Manning’s Disciplinary Board (for her suicide attempt)

The Chelsea Manning Support Network has just emailed us this latest update:

1. Chelsea has written an Op-Ed for the Guardian that will be published tomorrow at 7am EST.

The company’s Jigsaw division is on a mission to protect the Internet’s most vulnerable. Trouble is, doing good is a lot harder than “Don’t be evil.”

Italy on the verge of the stupidest censorship law in European history

 

Black Lives Matter.

Those three seemingly simple words have catapulted the U.S. into a modern-day civil rights movement. It’s a movement that has become a household name, creating and proposing tangible policy change, as well as spurring intense social debate.

How Millennials are Changing the English Language

Millennials are at the forefront of the latest language shift – here’s why brands should be paying attention.

Wikileaks has tweeted an offer for founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been a political asylum seeker since 2012, and turn himself in for a US jail sentence, if President Obama grants clemency Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence for providing documents to Wikileaks while serving in the US Army.

5 Fantastic Movie Release Social Media Campaigns

Social Media as Advertising

Listen: Hacker Anthropologist Biella Coleman on the free software movement and big business

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