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Is Activism Dead?

Protests as we know them seem to have lost their urgency. But guess where it’s gaining steam Street marches may be the peace movement’s equivalent of heavy armor and lots of infantry—which has been supplanted by high-tech weaponry that supposedly requires fewer troops. Maybe rather than taking to the public square, protestors should have taken… Read more »

Canada in hacktivist crosshairs

Figures from a European cyber-security watchdog indicate that Canadian as well as U.S. servers are in the crosshairs as hackers around the world express their disapproval of U.S. activity in the Middle East. From Globe and Mail

The Great Software Debate: Technology and Ideology

The deployment of any technology is by far the most interesting ideological concern but often the one least focused upon. Most software is built to solve a particular problem or to create a new functionality. All technology development is informed by values. However, a technology tool, once developed, can be applied in many ways that… Read more »

Can Europe block racist Web sites from its borders? (CNN)

(FindLaw) –Based on a treaty that went into effect in January, Europe is attempting to shut out racist and xenophobic “hate” Web sites. Meanwhile, a new contact network “operating round the clock and seven days a week,” is being set up to provide European police forces with immediate assistance with their investigations. From CNN

Hacktivism on campus

Want to learn about hacktivism from a “heroin addict teaching Fuck the State”? East Van Rules! From The Independent