Cyberculture roundup: “BitTorrent Launches ?NSA-proof? Serverless Messenger App…

  BitTorrent Launches ?NSA-proof? Serverless Messenger App Over the past months the revelations of Edward Snowden have dominated the news. Internet privacy suddenly became a mainstream topic and all the negative news has increased the demand for encrypted and secure communications. How Can Somebody Who Loves Culture Possibly Defend The Copyright Monopoly? One of the most perplexing … Read more

Libya et al roundup: Turkey good at evacuation, but not that successful with the rebels

Libyan rebels blame airstrike lull on Turkey – Washington Times NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L) shakes hands with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara April 4, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas   Turkey pursues its Libya mediation efforts despite setbacks   Ankara politicking for post-Gadhafi era in Libya from Hurriyet Dailynews Amid ongoing … Read more

Indian government is after Arundhati Roy

Novelist Arundhati Roy could be charged with sedition from FP Passport by Joshua Keating The Indian Home Ministry has given Delhi police the go-ahead to arrest bestselling novelist andactivist Arundhati Roy on charges of sedition. The charges relate to a recent event at which Roy appeared with Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelan. Roy … Read more