Cyberculture roundup: 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

Cyberculture roundup: Interpol crackdown on Anonymous; Google’s new privacy policy starts; Facebook Timeline… and more…

Record Labels Threaten the Open Internet, isoHunt Tells Court from TorrentFreak by Ernesto In 2010 a conglomerate of record labels ? including the ?Big Four? of Sony, EMI, Warner and Universal ? went after BitTorrent site isoHunt.   25 Alleged Anons Arrested in International Crackdown from Wired Top Stories by Quinn Norton Police in four … Read more

an interactive map of Arab Spring; SOPA: Hollywood vs. Internet; US gov’t pressure over Google on user data….

SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet from Updates by corynne As promised, here?s the first installment of our closer review of the massive piece of job-killing Internet regulation that is the Stop Online Piracy Act. We?ll start with how it could impact Twitter, Tumblr, and the next innovative social network, … Read more

Wikileaks vs. the Guardian. A cyberculture roundup

Guardian denies responsibility for unredacted cables from Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza The Guardian released a statement today assailing Wikileaks’ accusation that one of its reporters published the password to an unredacted set of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables. The newspaper admits publishing the password, but says it was assured that the files encrypted with it … Read more

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