Cyberculture agenda: “Piratebox 1.0: anonymous, go-anywhere wireless file-sharing… “Advanced Socialbots Have Infiltrated Twitter

Piratebox, a great project for making standalone wireless fileservers, has gone 1.0. The 1.0 has a slick 4chan-style message board, a responsive UI, and does UPnP discovery for your file-sharing needs. Combined with cheap wireless gear and a little battery, it’s a perfect file-sharing boxlet that you can take anywhere in order to share anything — for example,


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Google Received 12,000 Requests to be ‘Forgotten’ on First Day, Report Says

Mashable! by Karissa Bell  /

It’s been less than 48 hours since Google launched its online tool that allows people in the European Union to request to be “forgotten” from search results, and the company has already received 12,000 requests, according to a new report.


PirateBox Delivers Brand New Anonymous Sharing Release


Inspired by the local communications power of traditional pirate radio, in 2011 NYU art professor David Darts created the PirateBox. Part WiFi hotspot, part file server, PirateBox provides quick, easy and above all anonymous access to the files onboard.


How Advanced Socialbots Have Infiltrated Twitter

MIT Technology Review

Automated bots can not only evade detection but also gather followers and become influential among various social groups, say computer scientists who have let their bots loose on Twitter.

Prominent Hacker Who Became FBI Informant Is Released

Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

The hacker who cofounded the shadowy LulzSec group, but who then helped the U.S. government disrupt at least 300 cyberattacks while working as an FBI informant, is now a free man.


Internet Society Welcomes Olaf Kolkman As Chief Internet Technology Officer

Internet Society

[Washington, DC and Geneva, Switzerland] ? The Internet Society is pleased to announce that Olaf Kolkman will join the organization on July 14, 2014 as Chief Internet Technology Officer.


The Problem With Social Networks and Teenagers: Networks Don?t Grow With Their Users

social media vb by LaurentFrancois

Uneven Geographies of OpenStreetMap

Oxford Internet Institute

Information Geographies on 28 May 2014 at 10:34AM


Report: NSA Collects Millions of Images Each Day for Facial Recognition

Mashable! by Kurt Wagner

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