Gabriella Coleman: Anonymous and the Politics of Leaking

Outlaw tactics. Vigilante justice. Website defacement. Data dumps. In this golden age of whistleblowing and leaking, Anonymous has displayed a knack for fomenting controversy and drawing attention to its actions due to their reliance on these unconventional forms of Internet-based political dissent. In her Wall Exchange lecture, Dr. Gabriella Coleman provides a history of Anonymous’ crucial role in establishing a novel style of hacking-for-leaking: public disclosure hacks. In this public talk, Dr. Coleman also explores notable cases occurring outside of the orbit of Anonymous and considers the ethical implications of this type of public


  2 comments for “Gabriella Coleman: Anonymous and the Politics of Leaking

  1. Bostonian Bells
    November 6, 2016 at 11:05

    <3

  2. Aedes_ⓐegypti
    November 23, 2016 at 00:02

    The @BiellaColeman has basically the most cryptically mischievous smile of em all. Instant #win.

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