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: More on Swarm Economy, NSA sabotage of Internet security standards…

The Swarm Economy Is Not Silicon Valley?s ?Sharing Economy? Swarm Economy ? Zacqary Adam Green:?When we talk about the end of workplaces and lifetime employment, please don?t get the wrong idea. This has nothing to do with what Silicon Valley and venture capitalists are now calling the ?sharing economy.? It was once the darling of … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: “Technology to Protect Against Mass Surveillance…”Google experimenting with spy-resistant encrypted Google Drive

A huge coalition of tech companies unites to petition the US government for more NSA transparency Silicon Valley tech giants have united against a common cause: seeking greater transparency from the US?s National Security Agency and openness when it comes to surveillance activities. House Judiciary Committee Rails Against Domestic Spying The House Judiciary Committee’s hearing … Read more