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who has the biggest hack?

DrSternlove insists that Iā€™ve not quite got it right on the Assange-WikiLeaks brouhaha. She argues, with customary vigour, that the real backdown on the part of the old school hacker elite (that would be the wunderkinds of the late eighties … Continue reading

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The Hacker Backdown?

So here’s the thing: with all the endless WikiLeaks and Assange related chitchat and waffle what is really striking is that the hue and cry is coming from a bunch of soft left, ex-socialist aristocrats, hugely successful capitalists interested new … Continue reading

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Assange and his doubtful destiny

I could write all day about Assange and WikiLeaks but really all anyone need read is right in Bruce Sterling’s blog on the Blast Shack. Read it.  

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disturbing questions of hotness

LadyRusty thinks Julian Assange is hot. Some kind of geek chic. I suppose that pale, vaguely Mark Zuckerberg-ish look might be enticing. Libertarianism often comes with promiscuity, though not always, and that has some appeal too. Part of me suspects … Continue reading

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“political change doesn’t result in change”

It’s a killer line, from Julian Assange in interview with TIME magazine last week (that is before he’d been arrested and bailed). I think it gets right to the heart of the matter. WikiLeaks is about the failure of the … Continue reading

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