#Cyberculture agenda: “How Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World…

How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World  The Intercept by Sam Biddle Donald Trump has inherited the most powerful machine for spying ever devised. How this petty, vengeful man might wield and expand the sprawling American spy apparatus, already vulnerable to abuse, is disturbing enough on its own. But the outlook is … Read more

#Cyberculture agenda: New PEW report on Americans and Cybersecurity…

Americans and Cybersecurity Pew Internet Rss Feed: Reports by Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech   (jmiks/iStock.com)Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and networked world. Just a few of the most high-profile breaches in 2016 alone include the hacking and subsequent release of … Read more

#Cyberculture – “US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attacks…

US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attacks AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)   Obama defends expulsions, calling action “a necessary and appropriate response to efforts to harm US interests”. Russia-US row: Putin rules out tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats BBC News | Europe | World Edition   Russia’s President Putin rules out a tit-for-tat expulsion of US diplomats … Read more

Journalism agenda: New Pew data shows More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter [Probably same in Turkey]

New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter  Nieman Journalism Lab by Joseph Lichterman Facebook and Twitter users across all demographics are increasingly using the social networks as news sources, though they are seeking out different types of news content on each platform, according to a studyout Tuesday from the Pew Research … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: The Pirate Bay down after servers raided by police in Sweden

The Pirate Bay offline after police raid in Sweden Mashable! by Stan Schroeder BitTorrent indexing site The Pirate Bay has been offline since Tuesday morning after police in Sweden raided the site’s server room, seizing servers and other equipment.   The Pirate Bay is offline after Swedish police allegedly seize servers You might have noticed that … Read more