Stefania Milan has co-authored an article with Arne Hintz, titled “Networked Collective Action and the Institutionalized Policy Debate: Bringing Cyberactivism to the Policy Arena?”,
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Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert and Senior Researcher Sarah McKune authored a new article in CircleID on the often overlooked dimension of cyber threats and cyber espionage: the targeting of civil society actors.
Source: The New York Times
A court in central Vietnam convicted 14 bloggers, writers and political and social activists on Wednesday of plotting to overthrow the government.
Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan will be participating at the Inter-Asia Roundtable 2012: Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Cyber Activism Research conference at the National University of Singapore on August 30-31, 2012.
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
Since March of this year, EFF has reported extensively on the ongoing campaign to use social engineering to install surveillance software that spies on Syrian activists.
Luis Horacio Nájera spoke about the youth movement known as YoSoy132 and their activities during the presidential campaign.
Source: Pierre Leibovici, Owni.eu
According to a statement posted on a related blog, Anonymous intends to expose the “trafficking of coltan” orchestrated by those multinationals in the DRC.
Last fall, “Kardokh,” a 25-year-old dissident and computer expert in the Syrian capital of Damascus, met with British journalist and filmmaker Sean McAllister. (Kardokh is his online pseudonym, used at his request.)
Syria has been the center of much international attention lately.
Source: Emil Protalinski, ZD Net
The group has hacked and defaced hundreds of Chinese government, company, and other general websites to the point where China even acknowledged the attacks.