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The Proof is in the Pendulum: A History of Digital Activism and Repression



The Proof is in the Pendulum: A History of Digital Activism and Repression


Owni 23 September 2011

Purist arguments of cyber-optimism and cyber-pessimism are becoming increasingly irrelevant as evidence of digital technology’s ability to both empower and repress accumulates. However, what is the basis of this argument beyond anecdotalism of a slightly broader scope?




September 23, 2011 Posted by | cyber-activism, cyber-optimism, cyber-pessimism | Leave a comment

#cyberwar ♦ Cyber Weapons: The New Arms Race ♦



Cyber Weapons: The New Arms Race


The Pentagon, the IMF, Google, and others have been hacked. It’s war out there, and a cyber-weapons industry is exploding to arm the combatants


By Michael Riley and Ashlee Vance, Bloomberg Businessweek, 20 July 2011



September 23, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber espionage, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber warfare, cyber-war | | Leave a comment