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Lorraine Murphy
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Barrett Brown​ reviews his prison (guess how many stars he gives it!). The CIA leaks are far more dangerous than the Snowden leaks, and will never be prosecuted. Looking for an insider trader with years of experience? You're in luck! How much money does a black hat hacker actually make? And more! By raincoaster media for The Cryptosphere​
Claw your way through this, the meatiest link roundup on the intertubes, as we fetch ourselves another saucer of milk. We need to build up our strength for the rest of the week... The Barrett Brown...
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An audacious crypto-anarchist blueprint.
This is another thoughtful long read from our old pal Anony Odinn; it originally appeared at Cyberguerrilla. Get yourself a full cup of some stimulating beverage and get ready for a mind-expanding ...
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Remember the Lorax! Lorax Live​ was the most popular Anonymous radio show in the world, right up until one year ago, when it went off the air, apparently for good, and as a direct result of its host's arrest on multiple, and shifting, criminal charges. Tonight at 8pm Eastern Time AnonOps Radio and Free Lorax Support Network​ hosts a special salute to Adam Bennett, the Lorax, with a mystery host well worth tuning in for.
Tonight on AnonOps Radio, it'll be Back to the Future time, as the hosts dedicate the entire show to fallen (arrested) colleague and former host, Adam Bennett, aka Lorax. Once the most popular radi...
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Spy company hacked, 400,000 user credentials dumped on the dark web. What you need to know about VENOM. Prince Charles vs Big Badger: the Black Spider memos! Top ten ways to spend Bitcoin. Designing Marxism 2.0. The Syrian Electronic Army is back, bitches! And more. by raincoaster media for The Cryptosphere
It's Friday, kittens, and you know what that means! Your last, meatiest, cyber news roundup of the week, eight hours of highly remunerated Sudoku-playing, and then the weekend begins! The deadliest...
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Mexico just keeps getting weirder. And more dangerous. An interesting video introduction to the cult of Santa Muerte, the most popular religious icon in Mexican prisons.
Santa Muerte: Saint Death. Her titles are myriad:Lady Sebastienne, Lady of the Shadows, Lady of the Night, Lady of the Seven Powers, White Girl, Skinny Lady, Our Lady of the Holy Death. To her, you...
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The biggest threat to freedom of speech: those who claim to protect it. The biggest threat to productivity: Starbucks app hacked. The biggest corporate hack today: AnonSec​ vs Fluor. The biggest timesink we have ever seen: online games for coders. And more! By raincoaster media for The Cryptosphere​
It's Thursday, kittens, all day, and there's nothing we can do about it except shotgun another doppio and catch up on the news, in which we read that the app we just used to pay for our coffee has ...
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Come check out my talk (with Social Media Camp​ co-founder Paul Holmes​) on the dark and mysterious corners of the internet: hackers (including That Hacker 4chan), hacktivists, cypherpunks, Bitcoin, and more!
Also: Hmmm, not the picture I would have chosen for the G+ post, if I had the choice.
It's that time of year, kittens: the time when we pack up the Cray, break out the cutoffs, and head to glorious Victoria, BC, to present a talk at Social Media Camp, the premiere conference of its ...
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I'm never going to get over my disappointment that Paul didn't let me use that image, but you should have seen the link Steve Dotto shot me when he saw it.
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Anonymous releases 1TB of passwords, kicks Chilean government ass. Anti-Wikileaks trolls exposed. For political change, target corporations, not politicians. The Bitcoin Baron nabbed. And summer jobs at the NSA! All this and more, by raincoaster media for The Cryptosphere​
Zoinks, looks like Scooby Doo was real life after all. When I was little, I thought that when you became a teenager you were given a van and either an English Sheepdog or a Great Dane, and you and ...
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National Security Different: Sweden does, with the Russian-repelling Singing Sailor Subsurface Defense System! by raincoaster media for The Cryptosphere​
This is a real thing, people. A. Real. Thing. Real gay. Sweden has a problem: somebody's sending subs into their waters without permission, and all fingers point to Russia. The neutral Scandinavian...
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An update from Operation Global Media Domination: introducing The Beautiful Bus, the new Mobile Global HQ!!!!!!1!
Thank you, kittens! As of today your clickety-clicks have brought The Cryptosphere to 2000 Likes on Fedbook, 1724 Followers on Twitter (where we are, counterintuitively, @_cryptosphere), three or f...
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Pirate Parties International pirate +Raymond Johansen  on the necessity of enforced transparency through hacking, as exemplified by Jeremy Hammond, with nods to Edward Snowden and Wikileaks
JEREMY HAMMOND - the original enforcer Before Snowden, before the mainstreaming of Hacktivism, and before most of us even knew what private intelligence contractors where up to, one brave activist ...
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Journalist, learning to use my powers for good instead of evil.
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Reporting, researching, media appearances, stylish writing, and also I have a winning smile. Oh, and a contact list that I wouldn't put it past someone to kill for.
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  • The Cryptosphere
    Founding Editor, 2014 - present
    Founding Editor of The Cryptosphere. The Cryptosphere aims to put into plain English the crazy, crazy, mixed-up world of hackers, hacktivism, cyberwar, cryptocurrency, leakers, spies, viruses, trojans, worms, and John McAfee, who is several of these things all by himself. We introduce and explain the personalities and issues of the online conflict zone, and offer short news roundups as well as in-depth interviews and features.
  • 2600 The Hacker Quarterly
    Facebook Admin, 2013 - present
    Volunteering to help keep hackers in line. Or at least not at each others' throats. It's a challenge.
  • raincoaster media
    skookumchick, 1999 - present
    I do public speaking and training around the use of technology for transformative purposes. Was responsible for all web training at W2's Fearless City project, teaching the homeless and marginalized to use digital tools for empowerment. I've answered over 60,000 questions in the Wordpress.com technical support forums.
  • Daily Dot
    Digital Reporter, 2011 - 2014
    I cover what Anonymous has up its sleeve as well as what some on the international hacker scene are up to. My specialty is covering the stories that happen where hacking meets revolution. OpGabon, OpSafeWinter, OpAntiBully, and OpTrapwire are some of the stories I've covered.
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Vancouver
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Vancouver - Paris - Winnipeg - Marville - Wiarton - Carleton Place - Yellowknife - Oliver - Victoria - Penticton - Surrey - Ambon - Manila - Davao - Manado
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I have Asian fangirls, too, Julian Assange!

Digital reporter focusing on Anonymous, hackers, and hacktivism globally. Writing for the Daily Dot and other publications including Slate.
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Escaped the Downtown EastSide only to land in the Northwest Territories, along with all the other space junk. Now on the move again. Forget Waldo; where's raincoaster?
Education
  • Miskatonic University
    Comparative Folklore, 1918 - 1923
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Wherein Rhiannon Offends her Elderly Neighbors
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I don't want to appear vulgar or insensitive to the more aged gringos with whom I share a little wedge of non-potable paradise or indeed to

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Smokes Crack! scream the headlines. A man in Toronto says he has video proof. Does Rob Ford have enough enemies for u

Man Drives Dead Wife 225 Miles Back to Canada
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Holiday downer time! A couple in their 70s had their vacation cut short when the wife died in the car, somewhere around Pasco, Washington. T

The Morning GIF: Holiday hangover
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Tears, beauty, innocence, hope, regret, and dyspepsia: our 2012 in a nutshell.

The Morning GIF: Model behavior
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It's a walk-off! Model Karlie Kloss gets paid good money to move like this.

The Morning GIF: Brad Pitt vs. Brad Pitt
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Advertising: Can't live with it, can't live without.

The Morning GIF: Squid and their young
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Does this footage prove that squid raise their young rather than letting them fend for themselves?

Monday Mashup: Coldplay meets Tears for Fears
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Scott Bradlee's "When I Ruled the Mad World" is an angsty, spare piano combination of Coldplay's "When I Ruled the World" and the Gary Jules

Anonymous fights to free a kidnapped Egyptian girl
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Anonymous is flooding Twitter in an attempt to bring home kidnapped a kidnapped 5-year-old Egyptian girl named Aisha Sabrah.

The Morning GIF: Snowfall
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Making the snow fall up adds wonder to this peaceful scene.

The Morning GIF: Old fashioned New Year's
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It's astonishing to see Times Square as she once was.

Morning GIF: Log on
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This GIF from the Archery Tumblr brings home what might otherwise remain obscure and abstract: the effect of altering the wave amplitude on

Monday Mashup: Autotuned Hitler meets Anonymous
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Charlie Chaplin's speech from "The Great Dictator" gets an autotuned re-re-remix via Anonymous.

Morning GIF: Merry GIFmas!
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Merry Christmas! We won’t keep you long. We’ll just present this GIF from us to you—after you open your pressies, of course.

The Morning GIF: Happy birthday, Dame Maggie Smith!
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Today, we celebrate the woman with perfect bone structure.

Hacktivists ID the Sandy Hook Twitter pedo troll; WBC retreats
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The continued saga of hacktivists' war on the WBC and Twitter trolls now encompasses Anonymous, UGNazi, Rustle League, the Westboro Baptist

The Morning GIF: A more humane device for landmine detonation
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Massoud Hassani wants to take his wind-powered tumbleweed to Afghanistan for trials.

The Morning GIF: Assange's postcards from Ecuador
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The WikiLeaks founder puts on a little postal show for Swiss art organization Bitnik.

The Morning GIF: You're a mean one, Mr. Burns
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What other references have you been missing in The Simpsons?

The Morning GIF: Tupac and Lisa Frank 4eva
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The '90s are back, and the gang's all here.