Cyberculture agenda: “Turkey Submits Highest Volume of Removal Requests to Twitter…”The Growing Problem of Bots That Fight Online…

TWITTER TRANSPARENCY REPORT: Turkey Submits Highest Volume of Removal Requests to Twitter  Bianet :: English Turkey has been listed as the country with the greatest number of removal requests in Twitter’s first biannual Transparency Report of 2016. The Growing Problem of Bots That Fight Online  MIT Technology Review The way software agents interact on the Web is … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: WikiLeaks has started accepting secret documents at Tor address: wlupld3ptjvsgwqw.onion

WikiLeaks has started accepting secret documents again after nearly five years  The Next Web by Jackie Dove You can once again submit secrets to WikiLeaks anonymously, without worrying that some network spy — or even a WikiLeaks staffer — will reveal your identity. The site announced today that, after several years, it has now launched a beta version its … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The Pirate Bay Is Back Online! [But it might be a trap…]

The Pirate Bay Is Back Online!  TorrentFreak Early December The Pirate Bay was raided at the Nacka station, a nuclear-proof data center built into a mountain complex near Stockholm.   The Pirate Bay returns from the dead, comes back online  The Next Web by Owen Williams Following a raid on a Swedish data center late last year, … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Leak Exposes Hollywood’s Global Anti-Piracy Strategy…

Leak Exposes Hollywood’s Global Anti-Piracy Strategy  TorrentFreak The Sony Pictures leak has caused major damage to the Hollywood movie studio, but the fallout doesn’t end there. Contained in one of the leaked data batches is a complete overview of the MPAA’s global anti-piracy strategy for the years to come.   Google moves engineers out of Russia  BBC … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: EU summit on climate and energy, Ebola…”Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit…

Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was hospitalised ahead of the first day of the EU summit yesterday (23 October), and was replaced at the summit by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. This is the first time that a leader from another country replaces a colleague at the EU … Read more

2014 Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Patrick Modiano- I haven’t read any of his novels, such a shame!

I am checking out what I can read in English…. I found 3 of his novels so far. I will start with “Honeymoon” His Goodreads page here. Patrick Modiano | 2014 Nobel prize in Literature French historical author Patrick Modiano[1] has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature. He is the 11th Nobel literature prize winner … Read more

Istanbul, Europe’s biggest, world’s 15th most populous city. İstanbul news roundup…

İstanbul expecting nearly 2 mln more visitors in 2014 Today‘s Zaman İstanbul, which hosted 9.87 million tourists in 2013, is expecting 11.6 million this year, according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. Marriott banking on Istanbul’s charm to woo Gulf tourists Gulf Times The Marriott International in Istanbul, whose guests from the Gulf region account … Read more

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