[u-u] Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Giles Orr gilesorr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 13:02:37 EST 2015

On 8 January 2015 at 21:46, David Collier-Brown <davec-b at rogers.com> wrote:
> Courtesy of ozan yigit:
> “Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous”
> Professor Gabriella Coleman, McGill University
> Seminar at University of Toronto
> Friday, January 16, 2015 12:00 noon
> Room MC254 (5 King’s Colllege Road)
> Anonymous, a group of hackers and activists came to the fore in 2008 when
> they attacked the church of Scientology. Since then their collective action
> has come up against corporations and supported the Arab revolutionaries.
> Coleman will share her story of becoming an Anonymous confidante and
> interpreter. She will talk about the motivations of the group, the many
> facets of their culture, and the
> increasing importance of hacker activism more generally.
> http://www.versobooks.com/books/1749-hacker-hoaxer-whistleblower-spy

If you can't attend that one but are interested, she's doing a similar
thing (same title, one day earlier, being interviewed(?) by Nora Young
of "Spark") at Toronto Reference Library, Thursday January 15, 1800:


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