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Internet Censorship: Chopping the Head off LulzSec

For a while, it seemed that the hacker group with the silly name was running rings around the FBI. In the end, however, it appears it was the FBI running the show. In the summer of 2011, LulzSec – supposedly

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Top Hacker Turns Snitch, Alleged ‘Anonymous’ Leaders Busted

Several alleged leaders of the international hacking organization “Anonymous” are not anonymous anymore. U.S. officials Tuesday announced the arrests of six high-profile hackers, including Hector Xavier Monsegur. Documents filed in a federal court in New York indicate that Monsegur, known

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Who, And Where, Are The Greatest Threats To Internet Security?

The web has been humming with talk this week – talk, concern, worry and general shpilkes – about Internet security.  There’s good reason: not only are there renewed questions about just which hacker group is responsible for what cyber-attack, but

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Posted in Human Rights

LulzSec Laughs Last

Why the Latest, Hottest Hacker Group May Never Have Existed. Now, if you’re in any way tuned in to the latest Internet happenings or follow cyber-security issues, you’ve been hearing a lot about LulzSec of late.  If not, here’s a

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Online Activists, Hackers Recent Actions Getting Under the Skin of Government Officials

In light of recent attacks by internet activist groups, the United States and other Governments are finally realizing that the threat of attack is very real indeed. Anonymous Turkey About a week ago, Officials in Turkey arrested 32 members of clandestine

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Posted in Human Rights

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