Internet Society President and CEO Kathryn Brown issued the following statement:
This week, the United Nations is hosting the Sustainable Development Summit (SDS) where the international community will embrace a global agenda to alleviate poverty, expand health and education, and preserve our planet for future generations. This global Agenda is about opportunity – the opportunity to improve the lives of people worldwide through development and partnership.
Audrey writes, “The Recompiler is a new feminist hacker magazine dedicated to learning about technology in a fun and inclusive way. The first issue of the magazine is now online, with articles about glitchy art, 80s tech, SSL bugs, and the flaws in DNS.”
4chan has been sold to Japanese messaging board 2Channel‘s founder, by 4chan’s Christopher Poole (also known as ‘moot’), after 12 years and 2 billion posts on the site. Hiroyuki Nishimura, founder of 2Channel, acquired the site which now sees more than 20 million monthly users and will act as president of the site. 4chan has had no venture capital money and never employed any staff full-time. According to The New York Times, 2Channel was ironically the inspiration for Poole to create the message board.
The head honchos of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are vying for a visit from the world’s most famous teen Maker.
https://youtu.be/nckRlLlyfecZomg, the kid is charming. He reveals that he’s switching high-schools, thanks his supporters, discussing his inventing and tinkering, and talks about his delight at being invited to the White House.
Aside from promoting copyright reform, Pirate parties worldwide are fierce defenders of online privacy.