Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: LulzSec Gets Taiwanesed

When its computers get hacked, this time Next Media Animation might regret going too far — it always goes too far, by the way — in this CGI news animation of the tech-raiding gang, LulzSec.

I believe it might be its best ever — and, by that, I mean its most bizarre. In fact, that makes it a perfect fit for LulzSec, which seems bent on random disruption of the Internet just because it can.

Enjoy:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work