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Hacking and Hacktivism: Speculative Applications

In last week's post, we covered hacktivism in the real world and got to better know the most formidable group of hacktivists in the EMPATHY series universe: the Merry Hacksters. The primary difference between, say, the Merry Hacksters and a real-life group like Anonymous is that the former exists in a speculative world rife with new possibilities… Continue reading Hacking and Hacktivism: Speculative Applications

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Hacktivism IRL + Beyond

Anonymous. LulzSec. fSociety. The Merry Hacksters. Black hat or white, real or fictional, it makes no difference: hacktivism is here to stay. As we approach the end of the century's second decade, tech-based vigilantism has become entrenched in our digitally connected society, a connection that would only be furthered by the introduction of the internet directly… Continue reading Hacktivism IRL + Beyond