Month: September 2011

“Anon hackers are ‘criminals’ in so far as …”

“Anon hackers are ‘criminals’ in so far as any hacker has inevitably broken a host of laws; some individuals involved may also have a criminal history. And yet most hackers either implicitly or explicitly have critiques of the laws they are willing to transgress. Thus, the analyst must provide some account of the way that […]

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upcoming conferences

I just added several relevant conferences to our Events Calendar, including some fast-approaching submission deadlines. Here’s the brief info, check the calendar and the links for more: Marxism and New Media (Durham, NC) Jan 20-21, 2012 250-500 word abstract due Oct 30 Mobilities (Raleigh, NC) March 16-18, 2012 800 word abstract due Oct 30 Digital […]

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Sony PS3 users’ gotta brand new license— and it sucks.

I know that lots of people have lots to say about this, so I’ll give a brief introduction. Sony Playstation Network and its associated online services released an update to the Terms of Service which explicitly states that users must agree to give up their right to sue and be a part of a class (as […]

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