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…
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 >>
Image by Jeff Nishinaka (paper sculpture) / Scott Dunbar (photograph)
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