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Activist Hackers

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Forbes journalist Andy Greenberg traces the history of the activists trying to free the world’s institutional secrets, from the cryptography revolution of the 1970s to Wikileaks’ founding hacker Julian Assange, Anonymous, and beyond. In This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information, he explains how hackers access private files of government agencies and corporations, bringing on a new age of whistle blowing.

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Andy Greenberg

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Comments [1]

john from office

What happens when the hackers are out for no good?? Anyone can appoint themselves a cyber god, this is dangerous. Remember when the OWS people found a cop's address on the internet and posted it.

Sep. 19 2012 12:28 PM

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