Cyberculture roundup: Emre Kızılkaya on TurkTrust Cyber Security Crisis and more…

An Investigation On the Latest Cyber Security Crisis: The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions from The Istanbulian by Emre Kızılkaya   I investigated the first Turkish communication scandal of 2013 that a Turkish Internet authority called TurkTrust produced an improper certificate for EGO, the public transit agency of Ankara municipality, which could … Read more

First Kopimism wedding, US’ “clunky” cyberstrategy and more…

File-Sharing Church Weds First Couple from TorrentFreak by Ernesto All around the world file-sharers are being chased by anti-piracy outfits and the authorities. But while copyright holders are often quick to label file-sharers as pirates, there is a large group of people who actually consider copying to be a sacred act.   Kopimism: File-Sharing Religion … Read more

Feds attack MegaUpload, Anonymous attack Feds. A cyberculture roundup

MegaUpload Shut Down by the Feds, Founder Arrested from TorrentFreak by Ernesto Just a few weeks ago, MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom told TorrentFreak that his Mega ventures have nothing to worry about, as they operate within the rules of the law.  Anonymous Attacks Justice Dept as FBI Shuts Down File-Sharing Site The U.S. Department of … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: first in-depth study of mobile giving; google’s plus your world; social media tips…

Facebook Spam and Cybercrime on the Rise: How You Can Avoid It [INFOGRAPHIC] by Joann Pan Just how much cybercrime happens on Facebook? About 4 million Facebook users experience spam on a daily basis, 20% of Facebook users have been exposed to malware, and Facebook sees about 600,000 cases of hijacked log-ins every day. Berkman … Read more

“Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Sites of 2012” and a cyberculture roundup: SOPA, Kopimism, internet access,

Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Sites of 2012 by Ernesto Which torrent sites get the most visitors at the start of 2012? At first glance little seems to have changed, as many of the sites in the top 10 have been among the top torrent sites for more than half a decade. But moving down … Read more