When you're starting off as an anthropologist, you aim is to explore a subculture your peers have yet to uncover, spending years living with the locals and learning their ways. That's what Gabriella Coleman did.
After the tragic suicide of Reddit co-founder and Internet activist Aaron Swartz, hacktivist group Anonymous vowed to derail picketing efforts by the hate-mongering members of the Westboro Baptist Church, who threatened to protest Swartz's funeral...
Our Weirdness Is Free. The logic of Anonymous—online army, agent of chaos, and seeker of justice. By Gabriella Coleman. Triple Canopy is an online magazine, workspace, and platform for editorial and curatorial activities.
The takedown of a government website by Anonymous Friday is adding to a growing sense of Internet chaos, and illustrates how the most promising tools for defending websites against cyber attacks are already in use by hackers.
Hacktivist group defaces university pages after the school promises a full investigation into MIT's role in events leading up to the Internet activist taking his life. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.