Cyberculture roundup: The Guardian piece on Hackers, Germany on Amazon probe, Bitcoin, Google Glass…

How Hackers Changed the World and Meet the Izzards ? TV review

The Guardian

Anonymous famously deployed its collective muscle in the cause of WikiLeaks and the Arab spring, but since then affiliated groups such as Lulzsec have strayed into actions that some Anonymous members find either merely malicious or ethically dubious

Germany probes Amazon’s pricing policy

from Hurriyet Daily News

The German competition watchdog launched an investigation into the policy of online.

Amazon in hot water again in Germany as watchdog probes its pricing policies

from The Next Web by Matt Brian

Bitcoin?s New Bubble: Digital Currency Now Trading at $30

from Mashable! by The Daily Dot

Pirate Party Will Fight Anti-Piracy Group, Inside or Outside Court

from TorrentFreak by enigmax

This week Swedish anti-piracy group Rights Alliance stepped up their battle against The Pirate Bay by attacking parts of the site?s infrastructure operated by third parties.


Google reportedly in talks with Warby Parker to make its Google Glass specs look cool

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

In Battle With Amazon, Google Hardens Its Cloud Services

from Wired Top Stories by Klint Finley
As part of its ongoing effort to compete with Amazon in the cloud computing game, Google has beefed up the technical support options for businesses who use its sweeping collections of cloud services.


White House Says It?s Cracking Down on Corporate IP Theft

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

Indie booksellers sue Amazon and big publishers over DRM (but have no idea what “DRM” and “open source” mean)

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

A group of independent booksellers have filed a suit against Amazon and the major publishers for their use of DRM, which, the booksellers say, freezes them out of the ebook market:

The Apple and Facebook hacks exemplify why security is becoming a worry for everyone, even the tech-savvy

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

New Google Glass Patent Shows Future Designs

from Mashable! by Pete Pachal


Google Glass, Alternate Design 1

After employees opt to be paid in Bitcoin, the Internet Archive asks for donations in the digital currency

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

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