Liz Gannes

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Intelligence Firm Gets Hacked, Maybe by Anonymous

Influential international security research firm Stratfor Global Intelligence Service was hacked this weekend, with confidential client information posted online. While the attack itself has been confirmed, competing anonymous press releases argue over whether or not it was the work of civil disobedience collective Anonymous.


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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