Tag Archives: Activism

Citizen Lab Fellow Stefania Milan co-authors article on networked cyberactivism

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?”,

Civil society hung out to dry in global cyber espionage

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.

EVENT: A Global Village? Hacktivists, Cyberwarriors and International Relations

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert, former Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan and Senior Security Analyst Seth Hardy will participate in a conference hosted by the International Relations Society on Saturday, 26 January 2013.

Activists convicted in Vietnam crackdown on dissent

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.

Worries over defense department money for ‘hackerspaces’

Source: Amy O’Leary, The New York Times

This fall, 16 high schools in California started experimental workshops, billed as a kind of “shop class for the 21st century,” that were financed by the federal government.

Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan at National University of Singapore

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.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch: July 14 – July 27, 2012

This issue of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Cyber Watch covers issues such as blogger and netizen arrests, Internet and social media use, censorship and filtering, hacktivism, government control, and cyber warfare.

New malware targeting Syrian actvists uses BlackShades commercial Trojan

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.

Citizen Lab Research Fellow Luis Horacio Nájera interviewed post Mexican election

Luis Horacio Nájera spoke about the youth movement known as YoSoy132 and their activities during the presidential campaign.

Hacked companies fight back with controversial steps

Source: Joseph Menn, Reuters

Frustrated by their inability to stop sophisticated hacking attacks or use the law to punish their assailants, an increasing number of U.S. companies are taking retaliatory action.