Parker Higgins is an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in issues at the intersection of freedom of speech and copyright, trademark, and patent law. He talks about EFF role on the legal front of battles to protect online rights, including the Bills Anonymous opposed in OpBlackout, ACTA, SOPA and PIPA. Parker explains the risks of censorship and broad over reach of the Blacklist Bills hiding behind the the deceptive names of Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP. We are introduced to Aarons Law, inspired by the loss of Aaron Swartz who personifies the cost of judicial abuses for digital activists championing Internet freedoms.
Higinio Ochoa on hacker culture, being an Anonymous hacktivist and getting arrested by the FBI, and ideas about the future of the Internet. Higinio "w0rmer" Ochoa was once (...)
Jeremy Hammond is a member of the hacktivist network Anonymous, and a gifted computer programer whose case has attracted the attention of activists, civil libertarians and (...)
The ZAD, place of experiment and resistance - Welcome to France. The ZAD (Zone A Défendre; zone to defend) of Notre-Dame des Landes is a zone where the struggle in all its (...)
"Grime is a new vehicle for political resistance in the UK and I’m about to grab the steering wheel." Potent Whisper is reputed for using rhyme to create discussion and (...)