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Social media and the Wall Street protests – title : #Occupytheweb



Social media and the Wall Street protests


#Occupytheweb


From Democracy in America Blog, Economist, 11 October 2011

While the so-called “Facebook revolutions” in the Arab world were nothing of the sort*, what’s going on in America right now may be the world’s first genuine social-media uprising.




October 12, 2011 Posted by | #occupytheweb, #ows, social media | , | Leave a comment

Google Hands Wikileaks Volunteer’s Gmail Data to U.S. Government



Google Hands Wikileaks Volunteer’s Gmail Data to U.S. Government


John Titlow, ReadWriteWeb 10 October 2011

The contacts list and IP address data of Jacob Appelbaum, a WikiLeaks volunteer and developer for Tor was given to the U.S. government after they requested it using a secret court order enabled by a controversial 1986 law called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, according to the Wall Street Journal.




October 11, 2011 Posted by | Google | Leave a comment

Hackers break into a lucrative career



Hackers break into a lucrative career


Joseph Menn, FT, 19 October 2011

…a potentially lucrative career awaits for skilled researchers – or even teenagers – who can challenge the vulnerabilities of some of the world’s best-known websites.




October 11, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber warfare, cyber-activism, cyber-arms, cyber-tools, cyber-war, cyberspace, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, HBGary, HBGary Federal, Peiter Zatko, WikiLeaks | , , | Leave a comment

Facebook’s privacy lie: Aussie exposes ‘tracking’ as new patent uncovered



Facebook’s privacy lie: Aussie exposes ‘tracking’ as new patent uncovered


Asher Moses, Sydney Morning Herald, 4 October 2011



October 6, 2011 Posted by | FaceBook | Leave a comment

WIKILEAKS: Journalism and the 21st Century Mediascape



WIKILEAKS: Journalism and the 21st Century Mediascape


Global Media Journal


Volume 5, Issue 1: 2011




October 6, 2011 Posted by | WikiLeaks | | Leave a comment

Assange’s Unauthorised Autobiography



Assange’s Unauthorised Autobiography


Craig Brown, 3 October 2011



October 5, 2011 Posted by | Assange, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Book about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells why so many have turned against him



Book about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells why so many have turned against him


Jon Ungoed-Thomas, The Australian 3 October 2011



October 5, 2011 Posted by | Assange, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks | , | Leave a comment

Publisher defends Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography



Publisher defends Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography


CBC Books, 4 October 2011 http://as%20well



October 5, 2011 Posted by | Assange, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks | , , | Leave a comment

Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography – review



Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography – review


–For a book born amid such ill-feeling, Julian Assange’s memoir is surprisingly revealing


Henry Porter, Observer, 2 October 2011



October 2, 2011 Posted by | Assange, cypherpunk, Israel Shamir, Julian Assange, U.S. diplomatic cables, U.S.Embassy cables, whistleblowers, WikiLeaks | , | Leave a comment

Moment of truth



Moment of truth

Julian Assange will soon learn if he is to be extradited to Sweden, but the future for WikiLeaks and whistleblowers everywhere is far from resolved.



Guy Rundle,The Age, 2 October 2011



October 1, 2011 Posted by | Assange, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment