Cyberculture agenda: “Internet Archive and an FBI Order

Internet Archive Successfully Fends Off Secret FBI Order  The Intercept by Kim Zetter A decade ago, the FBI sent Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, a now-infamous type of subpoena known as a National Security Letter, demanding the name, address and activity record of a registered Internet Archive user. The letter came with an everlasting … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “”115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media”.

powered by   **** Improving Site Speed: Everything You Need to Know Social Media Today by Sam Warren Site speed is a critical consideration for all digital marketers – here are some key tips to help assess and improve your site. We Won’t Let You Forget It: Why We Oppose French Attempts to Export the Right … Read more

KickassTorrents at the Dark Web: lsuzvpko6w6hzpnn.onion

KickassTorrents Enters The Dark Web, Adds Official Tor Address  TorrentFreak With millions of visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) is currently the mostvisited torrent site on the Internet. Uber vs. Europe continues: Two executives convicted in France  Mashable! A French court has convicted and fined Uber and two of its executives for deceptive commercial practices and illegal business … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Remembering Aaron Swartz…

Twitter’s Policy Reboot: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Updates by Wafa Ben Hassine January 12, 2016 Update: It is important to note that some of the language that was added to the Twitter Rules on December 30, 2015 is not entirely new and was recycled from other Twitter Help pages, such as the … Read more

Anthropology roundup: ‘Biggest’ Stonehenge site… Inside AAA…

‘Biggest’ Stonehenge site uncovered BBC News | Europe | World Edition Huge stones found buried near Stonehenge were part of a ritual site built on an “extraordinary scale” and unique in the world, researchers say. Sara Little Turnbull, Product Designer Inspired by Anthropologyand Nature … New York Times Operating at a nexus of design, culture and … 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: “Aaron Swartz was no criminal…”Porn stars use their assets to discuss net neutrality…

Aaron Swartz was no criminal  Boing Boing by Dan Purcell Dan Purcell, one of Swartz’ lawyers, writes about the spiteful and unreasonable charges that led to his suicide—and MIT’s gutless support of his prosecutors. Read the rest Porn stars use their assets to discuss net neutrality  Mashable! by Adario Strange The debate over net neutrality and the fight … Read more

“Sketch portraits of journalists hard at work … Journalism updates…

  washingtonpost: Sketch portraits of journalists hard at work at…   In Philadelphia, the Internet Archive is assembling a new way to monitor campaigns on TV  Nieman Journalism Lab by Caroline O’Donovan Anyone who’s spent time in politics knows the power of television to push messages and shape minds. But measuring its impact can require access to … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Fact-checking Hillary Clinton’s comments on Edward Snowden and the NSA

  How Brewster Kahle is using open-source principles to build affordable housing for non-profit workers The Next Web by Paul Sawers Brewster Kahle?s Internet Archive has been charting the Web?s evolution since 1996. Anyone wishing to return to the Yahoo of the mid-1990s or the Google of the early noughties   All of Denmark virtually … Read more

Anonymous raises $54,798 to start Your Anon News news site… EFF explains Who Really Opposes CISPA… Cyberculture roundup…

Anonymous raises $54,798 through Indiegogo to kick-start its dedicated news site for Your Anon News from The Next Web by Nick Summers     Who Really Opposes CISPA? from Updates by Rainey Reitman In a hearing earlier today on the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), Representative Mike Rogers dismissed the opposition … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Ecuador to Britain: ‘Colonial times are over’…”Key moments in WikiLeaks history…

WikiLeaks Timeline: Key moments in WikiLeaks history GlobalPost Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks to demonstrators from the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in central London on Oct. 15, 2011. … May 2010: US Army soldier Bradley Manning is arrested on suspicion of providing WikiLeaks with classified material. Ecuadorians weigh in on Assange ‘Colonial times are … Read more