Cyberculture roundup: Thousands of NSA Privacy Violations exposed with New Snowden Documents… Blogger’s suicide site…

On Day of Suicide, Blogger Launches Site About His Life and Death Yahoo has taken down “Martin Manley: My Life and Death.” “After careful review, our team determined that this site violated our Terms of Service and we took it down,” a Yahoo spokesperson told Mashable in an emailed statement. New Snowden Documents Expose Thousands … Read more

“5 Nastiest Things the White House Has Said About Snowden…Surveillance and American Liberty… Americana roundup

  The 5 Nastiest Things the White House Has Said About Snowden If there were any doubts as to how President Obama feels about Edward Snowden, he laid them all to rest in a Friday news conference, dismissing the NSA whistleblower as no patriot. Obama denies bad relationship with ‘bored kid’ Putin President Barack Obama … Read more

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  NSF/PRISM skandalı bağlamında dijital gözetim meseleleri ana konumuz olacak. Edward Snowden’ın konumunu da tartışacağız. Tartışmaya Marmara Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Müh. Bölümü / Alternatif Bilişim Derneği’nden Doç. Dr. Melih Kırlıdoğ gelecek. Ayrıca Ömer Atakoğlu ve Orkut Murat Yılmaz da katkıda bulunacak. Ömer Atakoğlu (Alternatif bilişim/ nemedya eşkurucu / aktivist) ( ile Drupal yazılımı üzerinde de duracağız. Programın son bölümünde … Read more

Ahmet Sabancı: PRISM: Nedir, Neden Önemli, Neler Olacak?

PRISM: Nedir, Neden Önemli, Neler Olacak?   Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning ve Wikileaks ekibinden sonra son yılların en büyük ve önemli sızıntılarından birisini gerçekleştirdi. Aslında sızdırdığı belgeler yeni bir şeyi ortaya çıkartmadı. Herkesin tahmin ettiği ve üzerine komplolar ürettiği bir konuda gerçekten neler olup bittiğini bize kanıtlarla gösterdi. Bir anlamda efsanenin gerçek olduğunu gösterdi.   … Read more

Snowden’s statement on seeking asylum in Russia, as published by Wikileaks

Snowden’s yet-unleaked leaks could be America’s ‘worst nightmare,’ says Greenwald Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who was first to publish the documents that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked about the US government’s surveillance programs, gave an interview to the Argentinean daily La Nacion. Fugitive Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia Fugitive former intelligence … Read more

5 Top Bitcoin Alternatives..Snowden to Venezuela… The Atlantic piece on Reddit.. A cyberculture roundup

Snowden points to US moral decline The debate reinstates the most morally problematic aspect of imperialism: rules that apply to the ?civilised? do not apply to outsiders Snowden: Your Emails or Facebook Profile Can Make You an NSA Target How does the National Security Agency choose who to target for surveillance? Snowden interviewed on NSA … Read more

Snowden gets two Asylum offers and a proposal… Global Heat Map of Protests in 2013

  Venezuela, Nicaragua Offer Asylum to Snowden Edward Snowden might finally get what he’s been looking for: a safe haven to avoid facing justice in the United States. On Friday, the Presidents of both Venezuela and Nicaragua said they could offer the NSA whistleblower asylum. Ex-Russian spy Anna Chapman proposes to Snowden on Twitter NSA … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: “Obama tries to calm European anger at US spying…European Parliament passes resolution on Hungary’s Constitution

The EU won?t stand up to the USA or protect our rights against ?the eyes? For all their purported shock and outrage, the inconvenient truth for many European leaders is that their own intelligence services are up to their necks in unregulated surveillance and/or cooperation with the global USA-UK spying infrastructure.   European economy signals … Read more

All doors seem to have slammed in Snowden’s face…Guy Fawkes Masks… a Cyberculture roundup…

Why doors have slammed in Snowden?s face The NSA leaks have prompted an important question: do we have strong enough oversight of our spies? Why Won?t Anyone Take Edward Snowden? Poor Edward Snowden! He?s willing to live nearly anywhere, but no country is willing to accept him. Not Ecuador. Not China, Russia, Norway, or Spain. … Read more

Looks like PRISM scandal also affects Turkey…

US spies ?bugged? Turkish mission: Report The U.S. intelligence agencies have spied on embassies and missions of many other countries including Turkey, according to the latest US NSA documents leaked by Snowden Turkey to ‘react’ if US spy claims true Turkey would seek an explanation from the United States if the claims of spying on … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Snowden on the run…

Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador Ecuador’s foreign ministry has confirmed that Edward Snowden has officially applied for asylum in Ecuador. He left Hong Kong this morning, landed in Moscow, and is said to be heading for Cuba next. MAIN FOCUS: Informer Snowden on the run | 24/06/2013 Edward Snowden, the whistleblower wanted by the US, … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Digg Reader, Pirate Bay Founder Guilty of Hacking, PRISM scandal..

  The making of Digg Reader Writing for Wired, Matt Homan Mat Honan on Betaworks’ race to build a replacement for Google Reader in just 90 days. If you are interested in a 35,000-ft view on how Web-based software is built, read this. Inside Digg’s new RSS Reader It wouldn’t be a sexy subject were … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Google’s Balloons to Bring the Internet to Remote Regions…PRISM scandal…

Google Launches Balloons to Bring the Internet to Remote Regions Google is launching huge balloons to bring the Internet to remote and difficult terrain ? think mountain ranges, archipelagos and jungles ? beginning with New Zealand. How Google plans to use balloons do deliver broadband to the great unwired Wired has a neat story out … Read more

NSA’s PRISM scandal continues…

86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand an End to NSA Spying Today, a bipartisan coalition of 86 civil liberties organizations and Internet companies ? including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, reddit, Mozilla, FreedomWorks, and the American Civil Liberties Union ? are demanding swift action from Congress in light of the recent revelations about unchecked … Read more

In the mean time in US, PRISM scandal, Bradley Manning trial and more… Cyberculture roundup…

The PRISM spin war has begun The war over how to spin revelations of the National Security Agency’s latest spying program has officially begun.   Anonymous lays out plan for its independent news site, funded by $55,000 from Indiegogo It?s been some six weeks since ?hacktivist? group Anonymous raised $55,000 from Indiegogo to build its … Read more