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conversnitch
2014-04-24 12:16:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just when you thought you were safe to have a private conversation out in the open, two artists have created a device that works like a lamp and uses Wi-Fi to record and transmit snippets of conversations that are transcribed and then posted to Twitter on the artists' @conversnitch account. The art project, called Conversnitch, was created by adjunct professor at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts...

Online Activists Team Up To Create Internet 'Bat Signal'
2012-05-27 04:31:07

The founder of the social news website Reddit and the online advocacy group Fight for the Future are teaming up to create a new warning and call-to-action system that will mobilize the computer community against Internet-unfriendly legislation. According to Forbes Staff Writer Andy Greenberg, 29-year-old Alexis Ohanian and the organization co-founded by Tiffiny Cheng and Holmes Wilson have joined forces to establish what they are calling the Internet Defense League, which is set to...

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2011-02-08 06:27:54

Wikileaks is launching an online shop to sell various branded merchandise to help fund its defense against governments and lawsuits, wrote Andy Greenberg on the Forbes "Firewall" blog. "On Monday, the secret-spilling site plans to launch an online store that sells WikiLeaks-branded paraphernalia including T-shirts, hoodies, mugs and tote bags, a source at the organization tells me," Greenberg said. "Profits will go to WikiLeaks, after a portion of sales are taken by the e-commerce platform...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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