Hacktivism: cracking the system

Anonymous_croppedKKK, Sony, Xbox… Hacking has never been so “en vogue”, whether the motivation is political, criminal, exposing the system – or “just for the LULZ.” But hacktivism and codebreaking are of course not new, having been around since the very technologies they use…
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This article by Helen Cahill looks back at some of the famous hackers in history >>
This longer read by David Kushner is a history of the now-notorious collective Anonymous >>
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Image by Jeff Nishinaka (paper sculpture) / Scott Dunbar (photograph)
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