Cyberculture agenda: CIA Director John Brennan emails in Wikileaks… Open Access Week 2015…


Today, 21 October 2015 and over the coming days WikiLeaks is releasing documents from one of CIA chief John Brennan’s non-government email accounts. Brennan used the account occasionally for several intelligence related projects. John Brennan

WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

Days after hackers reveal they’d broken into CIA director John Brennan’s AOL account, WikiLeaks has obtained and leaked a selection of his files.

Open Access Week 2015

Today is the first day of Open Access Week. All week, we’ll be joining SPARC and numerous other organizations to celebrate the importance of open access.

From scientific research to lawmaking, open access enables participation

Vice Media goes dark for journalist jailed in Turkey
(AP Photo/Elena Becatoros). In this Saturday Nov. 1, 2014 photograph, freelance translator Mohammed Rasool is pictured during a break while working with an Associated Press team inTurkey. In August 2015, Rasool, a 24-year-old Iraqi Kurd who has …

How the Internet Killed Playboy

Starting next March, Playboy will stop publishing photographs of naked women. The cheesecake will be dialed back to a “PG-13” rating, the New York Times’ Ravi Somaiya reported Monday night. Playmate photos will look “more like the racier sections of Instagram” than the adult section of the bookstore. In place of nude women, the magazine will highlight its “tradition of investigative journalism, in-depth interviews and fiction.” It will target “young men who live in cities.” According to Playboy CEO Scott Flanders, the Internet is to blame. “You’re now one click away from every sex act imaginable for free,” Flanders told the Times. “And so it’s just passé at this juncture.”

Dropbox changed its logo and nobody noticed

Dropbox Old vs New Logo
Dropbox finally publicly revealed a competitor to Google Docs, but you might not have noticed that something is a little different: Let’s look at that more closely. Here are the old logo and new logo compared: The new logo is a gigantic change from the old one /s Harris Roberts from creative agency Figmints first noted the change on the company’s blog.
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Twitter’s various publishing efforts are now centered around a website. A new Publish website will make it much easier to add Twitter content to your Website or app, and leaves the curation up to tools you’re probably already using. With a new Collections API, existing tools like TweetDeck and Curator can be used to surface tweets to your webpage without copying and pasting individual tweet codes.

throttleFor several years politicians have debated on how Europe should approach net neutrality.

What happens when ICANN‘s rules that require domain name registrars to publish domain owners’ personal data in a public database, conflict with the data protection laws in countries where those registrars operate?

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