“#Paris attacks were ‘act of war by IS’… #ParisAttacks #Prayforparis Another roundup…

Paris attacks were ‘act of war by IS’  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Near-simultaneous attacks in Paris that killed at least 127 people were an “act of war” organised by Islamic State, says France’s President Hollande. Metal Musicians React To Paris Terrorist Attacks  Metal Injection The last few hours have been a whirlwind, trying to… … Read more

Some trial begins and as expected not much progress… #SomaDavası

Turkey opens trial into worst mining disaster Dozens of suspects went on trial April 13 over modern Turkey’s worst mining disaster that left 301 miners dead last year in the western town of Soma and tarnished the image of the government. tuğba tekerek ‏@tugbatekerek soma’daki maden katliamından daha önce hiç yayımlanmamış görüntülerle @RenginArslan ın haberi http://www.bbc.co.uk/turkce/multimedya/2015/04/150413_vid_soma_maden …:

Cyberculture agenda: Kremlin’s Twitter Bot Campaign…Snapchat’s first transparency report…

Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter Bot Campaign  Global Voices Online by Lawrence Alexander Profile pictures from a large network of pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts. Image by Lawrence Alexander. With the aid of open-source tools, Internet researcher Lawrence Alexander gathered and visualised data on nearly 20,500 pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts, revealing the massive scale of … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The Internet’s Own Boy”… “Germany Ends Contract With Verizon…

  “The Internet’s Own Boy”: How the government destroyed Aaron Swartz A film tells the story of the coder-activist who fought corporate power and corruption — and paid a cruel price NSA Fallout: Germany Ends Contract With Verizon Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai The German government has decided not to renew a contract with Verizon out of fear … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Remembering Aaron Swartz

  A Year After Aaron Swartz’s Death, Lawmakers Still Demand Answers On the eve of the anniversary of Aaron Swartz‘s tragic death, a group of eight lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are still looking for answers regarding the criminal investigation he was the subject of   Remembering Aaron One year ago, we lost Aaron Swartz, a dear friend … Read more