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

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 roundup: the Cloud ready for mission critical apps?..Internet Archaeologists Reconstruct Lost Web Pages…Your Facebook ‘Like’ Is Now Protected by the U.S. Constitution

Is the Cloud ready for mission critical apps? _In the second part of TNW?s enterprise cloud computing series, we look at whether the Cloud is ready for mission critical apps.  Internet Archaeologists Reconstruct Lost Web Pages Computer scientists have developed a technique for reconstructing missing web resources from the context in which they appeared, just like archaeologists … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: John Cusack hangs around with EFF people… PEW: Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online 86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen. John Cusack in hacker-land How I spent the weekend: I flew to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: CISPA is back, Vote for the Netizen of the Year, Effects of a Patent Troll….

CISPA is Back: FAQ on What it is and Why it’s Still Dangerous from Updates by Mark M. Jaycox and Kurt Opsahl The privacy-invasive bill known as CISPA?the so-called ?cybersecurity? bill?was reintroduced in February 2013. Just like last year, the bill has stirred a tremendous amount of grassroots activism because it carves a loophole … Read more