After all, “Pirate Bay is The King of Torrents Once Again

Update: the Best 37 Torrent Sites Pirate Bay is The King of Torrents Once Again  TorrentFreak Hollywood hoped that it would never happen, but this week The Pirate Bay quietly turned thirteen years old. Torrentz Remains Down, But The Clone Wars Are On  TorrentFreak by Ernesto Mere hours after announced its farewell last week, various clones and … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: A big loss: “Ian “Debian” Murdock dies after threatening suicide

A Brief History of Debian – The Debian Manifesto [ previous ] [ Contents ] [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ A ] [ next ] Written by Ian A. Murdock, Revised 01/06/94 Debian Linux is a brand-new kind of Linux distribution. Rather than being developed by … 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: “A Victory for Privacy and Transparency: HRW v. DEA… “Facebook, Twitter and Google pledge to increase hate speech moderation efforts in Germany…

A Victory for Privacy and Transparency: HRW v. DEA Updates by Mark Rumold In a victory for millions of people in the U.S. who have placed telephone calls to locations overseas, EFF and Human Rights Watch have confirmed that the Drug Enforcement Administration’s practice of collecting those records in bulk has stopped and that the … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: A new study shows “Slacktivism” might actually be helpful…

New Study Shows Armchair Activists Actually Make a Difference – Social media “slacktivism” plays an important role in social movements. Upvoted by Gabrielle Canon In the wake of the devastating November terrorist attack that left 130 dead in Paris, Facebook photos around the world began appearing in the faded colors of the French flag: With just one click, … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: French (and probably other) governments are after Encryption software…

French Ministry of Interior wants to ban open wifi, Tor Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow A leaked memo from the Ministry sets out new bills it would like to see introduced into the French Parliament as early as next month, setting out an ambitious plan to block privacy tools, something only technically possible by recreating China’s … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Open Access Is a Human Rights Issue

Open Access Is a Human Rights Issue Updates by Elliot Harmon A BBC article has been making the rounds this week about #icanhazpdf, a “secret codeword” that people use to access research papers from limited-access journals. The idea is simple: when researchers—or, for that matter, curious readers—find a reference to an article that they can’t … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Major Tech Companies’ Stand on Encryption…

Where Do Major Tech Companies Stand on Encryption? Updates by Amul Kalia Comparing the Public Encryption Policies from 21 of the Biggest Tech Companies There’s a major battle brewing over encryption right now. Law enforcement agencies are trying to demand “backdoors” to our sensitive data and communications, while civil liberties groups are fighting back through … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Greenwald says “The Sunday Times’ Snowden Story is Journalism at its Worst

The Sunday Times’ Snowden Story is Journalism at its Worst — and Filled with Falsehoods The Intercept by Glenn Greenwald (updated below) Western journalists claim that the big lesson they learned from their key role in selling the Iraq War to the public is that it’s hideous, corrupt and often dangerous journalism to give anonymity to … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Silk Road Trial… “Teens’ use of social media is significantly shaped by race, class, geography, cultural background

Silk Road Trial Becomes Case Study for Law Enforcement Online All Facebook by Kimberlee Morrison The trial of Ross Ulbricht, alleged admin of The Silk Road (a Tor Network marketplace for the sale and trade of illegal goods), is expected to begin in New York today. The public nature of the trial could result in much discussion … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Web Freedom a Global Issue in 2015…

Web Freedom Is Seen to Be Growing as a Global Issue in 2015 – Vindu Goel – Jan 1 – SAN FRANCISCO — Government censorship of the Internet is a cat-and-mouse game. And despite more aggressive tactics in recent months, the cats have been largely frustrated while the mice wriggle away. But this year, … Read more

EFD Haftanın siteleri: ve @HTTPSKullan by @altbilisim #yenidenbaslat Arkadaşlarını da haberdar et. Mahremiyet Paketini Paylaş Güvende olabilmek için özgür yazılımlar kullanın ve güvenli/özgür yazılımlar kullanan servisleri tercih edin.Şifreleme araçlarını mümkün olduğunca günlük hayatınıza entegre etmeye çalışın. Müşteri ya da topluluğunuzla olan iletişiminizi PGP gibi şifreleme araçlarıile kurun. SSL kullanın ve müşterilerinizi/topluluğunuzu şifreleme araçları ile ilgili bilgilendirin. Kullanıcılarınız ile kurduğunuz iletişimin gizliliği anayasal bir haktır. Bu gizliliği sağlamak … Read more

A GitHub project (!): tyyp:// An application level networking protocol to enable government controlled internets

Giıthub page here.    tyyp:// TYYP is an application level networking protocol for government controlled information systems, named after the notable 21st century villain Recep Tayyip Erdogan. TYYP was not started or is being coordinated by an open standards consorcium, because openness and freedom are oxymorons of the dictatorial values we commonly share and some … Read more