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Thoughts on Leakers

April 12, 2015
          If you were born a citizen in the United States of America, or once you become a citizen by way of naturalization, you are assumed to value the contributions of the immigrants who made this country possible, to value their continuing contribution, and to value and preserve our way of life as one of freedom and opportunity.  3,418 more words

Cyber vigilantes flex growing power

By Katie Bo Williams – 11/11/15 04:49 PM EST

Activist hackers — so-called hacktivists — are getting harder to differentiate from more serious threats such as terrorist groups and nation-state cyber warriors, security researchers say. 906 more words


Responsible Activism

Jonathan Swift once observed that “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it; so that when Men come to be undeceiv’d, it is too late; the Jest is over and the Tale has had its Effect.” In our sensationalistic society  it’s not hard to see just how realistic that is. 729 more words


Anonymous begins publishing details of Ku Klux Klan members online

The so-called “hacktivist” group Anonymous appears to be following through on its promise to reveal the identities of “about 1000” Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members on the anniversary of the Ferguson protests. 269 more words


Blog post 9: Digital outlaws

This week’s articles are difficult. I will not apologize for that. You signed up for graduate school, after all! You are supposed to struggle with new ideas that are challenging to understand. 501 more words



Hacktavism can be seen as a form of activism. Hacktavism is defined as,

“the use of computers and computer networks to promote political ends, chiefly free speech, human rights, and information ethics” (Davis, D 2015).

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The name “anonymous” is a term widely used in online blogs and forums to hide the identity of an individual who post commentaries, images, or upload videos. 1,016 more words