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Month Archives for January 2013

Some thoughts on the Anonymous/Hacktivist response to the Aaron Swartz tragedy

On Twitter, @AnonymousIRC claims to have been responsible for bringing the * .mit.edu network down for a few hours last night in protest of MIT's legal "back-and-forth" with Aaron Swartz. Later on they went on to 'hack' two sub-domains in the MIT network (the "Cogeneration Project" and an RLE site, seemingly they just picked two random ones easy to break) posting a message about Aaron. Here are…

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