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How hackers are affecting governments and populations. Hacking is a new way to create change.
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Inside the prosecution of Aaron Swartz

Inside the prosecution of Aaron Swartz | Cyber Wars | Scoop.it
Quinn Norton -- who was romantically involved with Aaron Swartz for a long time, and was also his close friend -- has written a brutal, honest, infuriating, and brave account of her dealings with Steve Heymann, the prosecutor who hounded Aaron over...
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The White House Gets Friendly With Hackers

The White House Gets Friendly With Hackers | Cyber Wars | Scoop.it
Given the recent string of hacking attacks, it's easy to associate hacking in a negative context, but the government is tapping into the hacking culture to build a better platform for its "We the People" petition platform.

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Guy Fawkes: The history behind the mask, and tits…

The Guy Fawkes mask is a symbol for Anonymous. Turns out it became our number one choice by a very interesting twist of faith during OpChanology.
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What Is a 'Hacktivist'?

What Is a 'Hacktivist'? | Cyber Wars | Scoop.it
The death of Aaron Swartz is sure to heat up the ‘lexical warfare’ over the meaning of the word ‘hacktivism.’
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Larissa MacFarquhar: The Tragedy of Aaron Swartz

Larissa MacFarquhar: The Tragedy of Aaron Swartz | Cyber Wars | Scoop.it
Aaron Swartz was different with different people, and with the same people at different times, so his story is fractured.
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Are hacktivists being treated like terrorists?

The internet calls it hacktivism, the US government terrorism. People like Barrett Brown, Jeremy Hammond and many more are facing an unjust decision.
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Cyber Wars: Rogue Groups More Dangerous than China

Cyber Wars: Rogue Groups More Dangerous than China | Cyber Wars | Scoop.it
A cyber Cold War is likely between nations. Now, non-state actors pose the most serious threat.
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A recent article connecting Anonymus to Aaron Swartz.

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