#Cyberculture agenda: “How Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World…

How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World  The Intercept by Sam Biddle Donald Trump has inherited the most powerful machine for spying ever devised. How this petty, vengeful man might wield and expand the sprawling American spy apparatus, already vulnerable to abuse, is disturbing enough on its own. But the outlook is … 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: reddit’s first transparency report….

  Meet Vivaldi, a new browser from the former CEO of Opera  The Next Web by Owen Williams Hot on the heels of Microsoft announcing its newest browser, Project Spartan, we’ve got another brand new contender in the browser wars: Vivaldi. Twitter Can Predict Heart Disease, Says Study  All Facebook by Shea Bennett A new study has … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: 10 major tech conferences in 2015….. Ethan Zuckerman pieces on Global Voices Summit

  10 tech conferences around the world to attend in 2015 The Next Web by Ashley Hefnawy Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Sexual insecurities found in Google search results  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Seth Stephens-Davidowitz continues … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Historic switch- Firefox from Google to Yahoo… Creative Commons at 12 years…

Firefox to switch default search from Google to Yahoo  Mashable! by Karissa Bell Yahoo will soon be the default search engine on Firefox browsers. Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: why only an anthropologist can tell the story of Anonymous  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow   BitTorrent Users are Avid, Eclectic Content Buyers, Survey Finds  TorrentFreak Each month 150-170 million Internet … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Did Mozilla sell out by accepting DRM?

Can This Web Be Saved? Mozilla Accepts DRM, and We All Lose EFF.org Updates by Danny O’Brien It’s official: the last holdout for the open web has fallen. Flanked on all sides by Google, Microsoft, Opera, and (it appears) Safari’s support and promotion of the EME DRM-in-HTML standard, Mozilla is giving in to pressure from … Read more

İnternet güvenliğinizle ilgili çevrimiçi araçlardan seçmeler… #internetimeDokunma

[Parça parça yayınladığım araçlar dizisini toplu halde burada bulabilirsiniz: http://erkansaka.net/onlinetools] Temel bir kaynak olarak Kem Gözlere Şiş projesine bakmalısınız. Ayrıca Korsan Partinin araç serisine de bakabilirsiniz.  Anonim web kullanımı için Tor mutlaka kullanılmalıdır. Tor kullanan Pirate Browser tarayıcı iyi gider. Pirate Bay’in hediyesi olan bu tarayıcı büyük Torrent sitelerine de link veriyor. Mesele DNS değiştirmenin ötesine geçiyor olsa … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Why Tor matters…”78% of Twitter’s Users Are Outside the U.S….

  What is Tor and why does it matter? We all live in public, at least as far as the US National Security Agency is concerned. As Internet users and global citizens become more aware of surveillance activities that the US and other countries are doing on the World Wide Web, there are those who seek to … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: http://piratebrowser.com/ Pirate Bay’s 10th year gift… NSA by the numbers…HTTPS Hackable In 30 Seconds

The Pirate Bay launched its own PirateBrowser last week. Here?s how it works The Pirate Bay celebrated 10 years of managing to keep itself online (as much to its own surprise, as anyone else?s) on Friday, and to mark the occasion, it released a special Web browser based on Firefox that includes a bundled Tor … Read more

Tor network gets a major hit… A cyberculture roundup…

A technical explanation here. Feds bring down Tor-hosted child porn site using suspected vulnerability in Firefox browser The US government has successfully taken down one of the Internet?s largest child porn sites, following a program that cracked security on a service that enables anonymous Internet browsing and site hosting. Twitter Reveals Data About the U.S. Government … Read more

Samsung vs. Apple trial aftermath and a cyberculture roundup.

Google distances itself from Apple-Samsung ruling: Most claims don?t relate to core of Android from The Next Web by Jon Russell Apple vs. Samsung Head Juror: ?Evidence Was Overwhelming? from Mashable! by Emily Price These Apple Products Have Samsung Parts from Mashable! by Samantha Murphy Will Samsung Smartphone Sales Be Banned in the U.S.? We … Read more

Firefox 13 emerges… A cyberculture roundup…

Firefox 13 Brings New Home Page, One-Click Fix for Big Issues from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder The latest iteration of Mozilla?s web browser, Firefox 13, is now available for download. The new version brings several important new features to the table; most notably, a new Home page, which offers easy access to bookmarks, downloads, history, … Read more

Erkan leaves Chrome and goes back to Firefox with the 4.0 version.

I know Chrome still loads faster and it has goodies in app forms but I prefer Open Source tools if they are effective enough. And Firefox 4.0 is just fine! Firefox 4 Has Arrived by Christina Warren After months of development, no fewer than 10 beta releases and a release candidate, Firefox 4 is finally … Read more

A video (and cyberculture roundup): Know Your Meme: Challenging a YouTube Take Down with Fair Use

The Rocketboom Institute for Internet Studies explains how YouTube makes it easy to dispute a wrongful copyright claim. For more information on the YouTube takedown process, visit the Electronic Frontier Foundation at http://meme.ly/DisputeYoutube For more on Fair Use in Online Video see the Center for Social Media at http://meme.ly/KnowFairUse To read more about the Hitler … Read more