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FBI Anonymous Hackers Net Over 100k Employees’ Info

FBI Anonymous Hackers Net Over 100k Employees’ Info

By Bennett Rieser November 16, 2013

Reuters and the Atlantic Wire reported today about hacktivist collective Anonymous, which utilized backdoor entry to gain access to over 100,000 government employees’ information. It all started last year, but we learned about it when 28-year-old Lauri Love, a British …

"Aaron's Law" To Go Before House Judiciary Committee "Aaron's Law" To Go Before House Judiciary Committee
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In the wake of Aaron Swartz’ suicide, Rep. Zoe Lofgren said she was drafting a bill to fix the archaic Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that led to his arrest. She even appealed to Reddit users to help her write …

WikiLeaks: Aaron Swartz Was A WikiLeaks Source WikiLeaks: Aaron Swartz Was A WikiLeaks Source
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About a week and a half ago, Internet activist Aaron Swartz took his own life, as he faced criminal charges in connection with the alleged systematic downloading of files from JSTOR, with intent to distribute. Charges were dropped by the …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Announces Aaron's Law Rep. Zoe Lofgren Announces Aaron's Law

In the wake of Aaron Swartz’ passing over the weekend, many people questioned why such a brilliant young man would take his own life. His family and many others said his death was “the product of a criminal justice system …

Anonymous Starts #OpAngel In Memory Of Aaron Swartz Anonymous Starts #OpAngel In Memory Of Aaron Swartz

Well known Internet activist Aaron Swartz died over the weekend after committing suicide. His funeral will take place today, and Westboro Baptist Church has made it clear that it plans to picket at it. Anonymous isn’t going to let that …

Aaron Swartz' Charges Officially Dropped Aaron Swartz' Charges Officially Dropped

Programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment on Friday after hanging himself. It’s been the talk of the Internet all weekend and into Monday. Today, The Hill is reporting that the Justice Department has …

Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz
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As you are all probably aware of by now, noted online activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide this weekend. An investigation is underway, but his family and others are saying he did it to avoid a lengthy trial and possible prison …

Swartz' Loved Ones Blame Justice System For Suicide Swartz' Loved Ones Blame Justice System For Suicide
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As you may know, Aaron Swartz, who developed RSS 1.0 and founded Infogami, which merged with reddit in the popular social news site’s early days, was found dead after hanging himself at 26 years old. Swartz had been in some …

Bad or Good? – Wrong Question

Aaron Swartz is an interesting guy. One of the co-founders of Reddit, the Digg-like recommendation engine that was recently bought by the Conde Nast magazine-publishing empire, his blog often has long and thoughtful posts with a refreshingly different perspective. His latest is no exception: In a post entitled “Everything Good is Bad For You,” he writes about what he sees as the downside of Web services like Twitter, and even Reddit itself.

Aaron Swartz’s Blog Post

If your company just got bought for several million dollars by one of the biggest publishing companies in the U.S., and you moved from your cramped bedroom office or whatever to the luxurious San Francisco offices of the legendary Wired magazine, what would you do?