Cyberculture agenda: CIA Director John Brennan emails in Wikileaks… Open Access Week 2015…

CIA Director John Brennan emails WikiLeaks Today, 21 October 2015 and over the coming days WikiLeaks is releasing documents from one of CIA chief John Brennan’s non-government email accounts. Brennan used the account occasionally for several intelligence related projects. John Brennan WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails  Wired Top Stories by Andy Greenberg Days … Read more

Looks like Ali Babacan, the only capable minister, will continue to do the dirty work….

PM convinces Babacan to run in Nov. 1 election before candidate list deadline Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu convinced former Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan to stand as a candidate for the AKP in the Nov. 1 election on the last day before the deadline for the party to submit their candidate lists to the Supreme Election … Read more

[Erkan also quoted] “Case of Vice reporters underlines Turkish crackdown on Internet freedom….

Case of Vice reporters underlines Turkish crackdown on Internet freedom  Al Jazeera America Al Jazeera America Case of Vice reporters underlines Turkish crackdown on Internet freedom Al Jazeera America “Turkish authorities are very pragmatic in stigmatizing encryption,” said Erkan Saka, a professor of communications at Istanbul’s Bilgi University. “They want a media blackout in the region,” … Read more

Such a shame: Some Turkish nationalists harass Chinese travelers in Turkey…

China warns citizens travelling to Turkey over anti-China protests China has warned its citizens traveling in Turkey to be careful of anti-Beijing protests, in the wake of several attacks on tourists and restaurants mistaken for being Chinese in Istanbul. Beijing warns citizens in Turkey of anti-China protests AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Foreign ministry says Chinese tourists … Read more

Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam): Diyarbakır’da “Trans X Türkiye” atölyeleri

Diyarbakır‘da “Trans X Türkiye” atölyeleri Trans bireylerin yeni medyada ortamlarında kendilerini daha rahat ifade edebilmeleri için Diyarbakır’da çeşitli atölyeler düzenlenecek. “Trans X Türkiye” isimli internet portalı, Diyarbakır’da düzenleyeceği üç farklı atölyeyle trans bireylerin yeni medya ortamlarını daha rahat kullanabilmesini amaçlıyor. Atölyeler internet, sosyal medya ve video alanında yapılacak. “Trans X Türkiye”nedir? Çeşitli LGBT örgütlerinin ortaklaşa … Read more

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