Cyberculture agenda: “How to protect whistleblowers on the internet…

Jacob Appelbaum, Tor developer and Wikileaks staffer, resigns amid sex abuse claims Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Appelbaum, whose work has put him in the crosshairs of his own government and foreign states, resigned from the Tor project on Friday, accompanied by a short note from Tor executive director Shari Steele. Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Resigns Amid … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities…

Negotiating the WSIS+10 and the Future of the Internet Dipnote – U.S. Department of State Official Blog by Daniel Sepulveda After two and a half years of technical analysis and discussions, six months of deliberations among all stakeholders, and intense negotiations at the United Nations, at three o’clock in the morning on December 12, 2015, the … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: 2015 Pioneer Award Winners… More revelations from the Ashley Madison hack…

EFF Announces 2015 Pioneer Award Winners: Caspar Bowden, Citizen Lab, Anriette Esterhuysen and the Association for Progressive Communications, and Kathy Sierra  EFF.org Updates by Rebecca Jeschke Ceremony for Honorees on September 24 in San Francisco San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce the distinguished winners of the 2015 Pioneer Awards: the … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: RIP, Caspar Bowden… Hacking Team revelations… Reddit woes…

Hacking Team Shows the World How Not to Stockpile Exploits  Wired Top Stories by Kim Zetter Zero-day exploits are like gold to hackers. Keep them all in one place and you’re asking to get robbed. Caspar Bowden: NSA Hearing LIBE European Parliament, 24 September 2013  open Democracy News Analysis – by Caspar Bowden As a tribute to … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The business model of NSA apologists… “Google’s self-driving cars…

Cloud computing by the numbers: The rise of the private and hybrid cloud  Mashable! by Stephanie Walden The proliferation of cloud computing is one of the most impactful trends in the world of enterprise IT today — and the technology is ever evolving. The business model of NSA apologists Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Those talking heads you … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “2 Weeks to Go, the Net Neutrality Battle Heats Up…”14 million public domain images to Flickr

  Young people are the most likely to take action to protect their privacy on social networking sites  Oxford Internet Institute – Blogs Internet Archive posts millions of images from old books on Flickr  The Next Web by Josh Ong   Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr       Evidence Grows That Online Social … Read more

Meet Robocoin, the World’s First Bitcoin ATM… A cyberculture roundup…

Take a Tour of Robocoin, the World’s First Bitcoin ATM Meet the Robocoin: the world’s first bitcoin ATM. It went live last night, after an afternoon of tinkering and testing at the downtown cafe that’s now its home. Online Anonymity Is Not Only for Trolls and Political Dissidents David Plotz: People have a misguided belief in it, … Read more

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