#Cyberculture agenda: “Twitter sues US government… “Alt-right bot army “rules trending topics” on Twitter…

Twitter sues US government over order to reveal anti-Trump account  The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Twitter is suing the Trump administration over the demand for the company to reveal the identity of the user behind the account @ALT_uscis, which is critical of the current government’s immigration policies. A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent … Read more

Jussi Parikka: “Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action”

Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action The particularly cruel scenes in Ankara and Istanbul from July 15th and 16th circulated quickly. From eye witness accounts to images detached from their context, media users, viewers and readers was soon seeing the graphic depictions of what had happened with the added … Read more

#TurkeyCoup aftermath: Turkey in rhetorical fight with the West, particularly US, Austria and Italy…

Turks Can Agree on One Thing: U.S. Was Behind Failed Coup  NYT > Turkey by By TIM ARANGO and CEYLAN YEGINSU Turks of all stripes believe the United States was involved in the coup attempt, especially because the cleric suspected of leading it lives in Pennsylvania. Austria is capital of radical racism, says Turkish foreign minister  World … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Orhan Pamuk: The EU forgot its values

Nobel Prize laureate Orhan Pamuk: The EU forgot its values  EurActiv.com Internationally acclaimed Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk has accused the European Union of turning a blind eye to the state of democracy in Turkey because of its cooperation in the migration crisis, local media reported yesterday (31 January). The EU’s core values are at stake in the migration … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “The Rise Of Terrorism Inspired By Religion In France…

The Rise Of Terrorism Inspired By Religion In France  FiveThirtyEight » Features by Carl Bialik The terrorist attacks at six sites in and around Paris on Friday, which French authorities said killed 129 people and injured more than 350, claimed more lives than all other acts of terror combined in the previous quarter century in France, … Read more