Cyberculture agenda: “Changing World Cup fans [in Facebook], “The brief history of Facebook apologizing…”The Amazon Hachette War

  Changing World Cup fans  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Shan Carter and Kevin Quealy for the Upshot have a look at sports fandom once again using Facebook usage as a proxy. This time they examined shifting fan support during the World Cup. Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On – The … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Foxconn moved from China to western Turkey…Q&A with James Kuffner, Google Robotics Researcher

  Foxconn whose clients include Apple Dell and HP have moved from China to western Turkey, the gateway of Europe.   In 2012 Organized Rage pointed out in a series of articles if Foxconn Technology Group which manufactures Apple, Dell, HP and other high tech companies products, are given half a chance it will bring … Read more

Fulya Yıldırımer (@Fu7y4): BİRİ BİZİ GÖZETLİYOR MU? (Apple Macbook sahipleri dikkat….)

BİRİ BİZİ GÖZETLİYOR MU? Apple Macbook sahipleri dikkat. Kameranızın sadece minik yeşil ışık yandığında aktif olduğunu düşünüyorsanız yanılıyorsunuz. Hatta siz şu an bunu okurken biri de sizi izliyor olabilir? Çoğu laptopta olduğu gibi MacBook?larda da kamera aktif olduğunda yanan yeşil ışık var ancak kötü amaçlı yazılımlarla, 2008 yılından önce üretilmiş Mac?lerdeki bir çok güvenlik özelliğini … Read more

Jeremy Hammond of Anonymous sentenced to ten years in jail…

Anonymous Hacker Receives Maximum Prison Sentence An admitted member of the online hacking group Anonymous received the maximum sentence Friday from a judge in U.S. federal court in New York City. Jeremy Hammond: FBI directed my attacks on foreign government sites Anonymous hacktivist told court FBI informant and fellow hacker Sabu supplied him with list of … Read more

Silk Road bites the dust… a Cyberculture roundup…

  In the Silk Road Case, Don’t Blame the Technology The man alleged to be “Dread Pirate Roberts,” the founder and operator of the Silk Road?an online marketplace where bitcoins were traded for a range of goods and services, including drugs?was arrested by the FBI in San Francisco yesterday. The criminal complaint, released today, provides many details about … Read more

Cyerculture roundup: Yahoo now acquires Rockmelt… Snowden gets a temporary asylum…

Russia faces US fury over Snowden asylum Russia faces fury from the United States after granting asylum to fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden   MAIN FOCUS: Bradley Manning sent to prison | 01/08/2013 A US military court on Tuesday found Wikileaks informer Bradley Manning guilty on almost all charges, including leaking classified information. However he … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Aaron Swartz’s FBI File, CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA, Chinese cyber attacks…

CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA needs you to fight it! from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Join Namecheap and EFF in Stopping CISPA from Updates by Adi Kamdar   Thoughts on Chinese Hacking and America’s Response from Stanford Center for Internet and Society by Richard Forno The release of Mandiant’s report … Read more

Ahahah even FBI Employees seem to download pirated stuff…

FBI Employees Download Pirated Movies and TV-Shows from TorrentFreak by Ernesto US Army to use pre-emptive cyber-strikes against threats from Hurriyet Daily News U.S. military officers have endorsed the principle of pre-emptive cyber-strikes Rupert Murdoch claims Chinese hackers are still attacking the Wall Street Journal from The Next Web by Jon Russell Trolls and Tribulations … Read more

FBI at extra work in Turkey. Embassy attack in Ankara, American woman murdered in Istanbul…

Embassy attack has drawn US, Turkey closer: Envoy from Hurriyet Daily News The Revolutionary People?s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).. US-Turkey Relations in The AK Party Decade by Acturca SETA Policy Brief, No. 62, January, 2013, 13 p. Kadir Üstün & Kılıç Buğra Kanat * Turkey?s relations with the United States over the last decade witnessed wild … Read more

EA vs. Zynga, Apple vs. Samsung. Clashes at cybersphere. A roundup…

EA to Zynga: Enough already, The Ville is The Sims and we?re going to sue you from The Next Web by Drew Olanoff   Zynga?s reaction to EA: Lawsuit is both unfortunate and ironic from The Next Web by Drew Olanoff   Apple v. Samsung: Why the Future of Ideas Is at Stake by Lance … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Pirate Bay vs. Anonymous, Cybarmegeddon, New smartphone user research, “Few Companies Fight Patriot Act Gag Orders

Pirate Bay to Anonymous: DDoS is censorship, cut it out from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow A good-tempered rebuke from The Pirate Bay to the Anons who staged a raid on Virgin Media in protest of the ISP’s participation in blocking The Pirate Bay for its customers: More Americans Worried About Cybarmegeddon Than Terrorism, Study … Read more

First Kopimism wedding, US’ “clunky” cyberstrategy and more…

File-Sharing Church Weds First Couple from TorrentFreak by Ernesto All around the world file-sharers are being chased by anti-piracy outfits and the authorities. But while copyright holders are often quick to label file-sharers as pirates, there is a large group of people who actually consider copying to be a sacred act.   Kopimism: File-Sharing Religion … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Apple and Microsoft seemingly close to pro-CISPA, Uncle Sam?s ?Pirate? Justice,

Apple and Microsoft backed trade group parties to celebrate CISPA?s passage from The Next Web by Alex Wilhelm Reddit’s TestPAC is campaigning to defeat Lamar Smith, SOPA’s daddy from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow TestPAC, the PAC founded on Reddit to carry on the momentum from the SOPA fight earlier this year, is in the … Read more

EFF states that Bloggers under fire all over the world…Western technology companies helping torturing dictators… A cyberculture roundup

EFF Unveils New Project: Bloggers Under Fire from Updates by jillian 2011 was by many accounts ?the year of the protester.?  From Tunisia to Oakland, activists took to the streets?and to social networks?to express themselves and their grievances.  But while many were successful in using online tools in their activism, others faced grave consequences. … Read more

EFF focuses on FBI’s next generation identification… and Americana roundup

The FBI’s Next Generation Identification: Bigger and Faster but Much Worse for Privacy from Updates by jlynch This week, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and several other organizations released documents from a FOIA lawsuit that expose the concerted efforts of the FBI and DHS to build a massive database of personal and biometric … Read more