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Nuclear power plant cybersecurity warnings silenced by legal threats

Posted October 31, 2012 One vendor’s threat to sue has resulted in two canceled talks about a nuclear power plant’s potential vulnerabilities to cyber-attack. For more, here’s the story.

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Judge ordering blocks to Pirate Bay is corrupt, says Pirate Party founder

Posted May 15, 2012 The judge who ordered blocks to Pirate Bay sites is alleged to have 1) a history of handing down verdicts that violate free speech and 2) been making some cash on the side by teaching alongside the plaintiff in an anti-piracy course. Here’s the full article. 

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The Pirate Bay gives thumbs-down on Anonymous DDoS attack on Virgin Media

Posted May 11, 2012 File-sharing site The Pirate Bay has denounced an Anonymous DDoS campaign that took down Virgin Media, calling it an “ugly” method that’s no better than the UK court order for ISPs to block users from getting to The Pirate Bay. Read the full article on Naked Security. 

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Activists creating decentralized mesh networks that can’t be blocked, filtered or silenced

Posted February 24, 2012 Imagine an Internet beyond the reach of censorship and surveillance. Imagine an Internet that couldn’t be shut down when a repressive government such as Egypt’s snaps its fingers at its ISP lackeys. Perhaps it’s beyond the reach of mass adoption, but the groundwork’s being laid. Read the full story in March’s […]

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