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David Carr, 1956-2015

Update: autopsy shows lung cancer as cause of death

Ed Pilkington, ” David Carr obituary: must-read newsman with a burning belief in the importance of truth,” … 28 more words

Video: Bathtime for Barrett

Occasionally we at The Cryptosphere feel that the cyberwar/hacktivism world could use a little levity, and therefore we are pleased to present this otherwise news-value-free video by  94 more words

Cryptosphere

Defamed, detained, dead journalists. Everywhere.

Arrested Turkish TV chief writes an open letter from his jail cell | Media | The Guardian

Any journalist who uncovers the dirty laundry of senior government officials is immediately labeled a traitor and subjected to character assassination, harassment, persecution and even prosecution under trumped-up charges with no evidence at all. 220 more words

Jeb Bush is "technically impaired," and yes, that is a problem

Jeb Bush has mistakenly published the full names, addresses, and social security numbers of the people with whom he communicated as Florida’s governor between 1999 and 2007. 326 more words

Tech

Perché l'FBI non deve arrestarmi. Dieci milioni di password online.

Mark Burnett, un ricercatore americano di cybersecurity, ha pubblicato sul suo blog 10 milioni di password con relativi nomi utente. “Studenti e ricercatori di sicurezza – ha spiegato – mi chiedono spesso una copia dei database che uso per le mie attività di ricerca sulla sicurezza delle password. 315 more words

Digital Rights

This Journalist Was Sentenced To 5 Years For Something You, Too, May Have Done

http://www.offthegridnews.com/2015/01/30/this-journalist-was-sentenced-to-5-years-for-something-you-too-may-have-done/

Written by: Daniel Jennings
January 30, 2015
The First Amendment may no longer apply in cyberspace, as an investigative journalist has been sentenced to eight and a half years in prison after doing something many writers and bloggers have done. 541 more words

Barrett Brown identifies key legal errors in his prosecution

Yesterday we published an article by US imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown in which he identified several key legal errors in his prosecution. Other legal errors have been identified by ourselves, Lada Levison, Jan Ludwig, and Dell Cameron. 802 more words

Intelligence