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Seeing the Cloud of Data

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the ways that companies, users, and states alike navigate the overload of data in the cloud by targeting information, and argues that targeted-marketing campaigns online come ... More


Electronic Civil Disobedience: Before 9/11 and after 9/11

Ricardo Domínguez

in Digital Humanities in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the Electronic Disturbance Theater (EDT), a group that developed virtual sit-in technologies in solidarity with the Zapatistas communities in Chiapas, Mexico, in 1998. EDT, ... More


Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare

George Lucas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190276522
eISBN:
9780190276553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276522.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Analyses of cyber warfare during the past decade have ranged from outright denial that “there even could be such a thing” as cyber warfare, all the way to apocalyptic predictions of an inevitable ... More


Policy Hacking: Citizen-based Policy-Making and Media Reform

Arne Hintz

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0018
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Policy hacking is a media reform strategy that focuses on citizen-based do-it-yourself policy alternatives and the development of new law and regulation. Typically it encompasses a) collecting and ... More


Hacktivism and the Humanities: Programming Protest in the Era of the Digital University

Elizabeth Losh

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter looks into the relationship between hacktivism and the humanities. It describes a range of related protest movements during a time when a significant cohort of professors called for ... More


Anonymous: Carnival to Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on the emergence of Anonymous as a political actor. It addresses the question of why Anonymous members first mobilized in 2008 and includes information about how this community ... More


The Pirate Bay: Contribution to Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 examines political mobilization on The Pirate Bay, a popular file-sharing site. It argues that in the case of The Pirate Bay, the technological space appears to be anonymous, unregulated, ... More


Terror and Play, Or What Was Hacktivism?

Peter Krapp

in Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the way questions of access and control are negotiated in computer-mediated communication in general and the expressive politics of hacktivism and tactical media in particular. ... More


Cyber (In)security: Threat Assessment in the Cyber Domain

George Lucas

in Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190276522
eISBN:
9780190276553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276522.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 outlines the ontology of cyberspace, and how objects, events, and operations transpiring in that domain differ from those in the familiar domains of land, sea, air, and space. It summarizes ... More


The Unabomber on Robots: The Need for a Philosophy of Technology Geared Toward Human Ends

Jai Galliott

in Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190652951
eISBN:
9780190652982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652951.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter offers a limited defense of a controversial argument put forward by Ted Kaczynski, the “Unabomber,” namely that technological society threatens humanity’s survival. It draws on direct ... More


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