Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
December 9th, 2013
The New York Times has published some delightful linkbait from their Snowden files about American intelligence agents searching for terror[...]
Category Archives: internet
In place of Political Gunpowder, I’d like to do a brief blog post. Recently, Electronic Arts was voted the worst company in North America by the readers of The Consumerist. They won this dubious award over Bank of America – … Continue reading
I have officially been on the Internet too long.
The photo on the left is from Charles Ommanney of Newsweek. It makes Newt look like a ragecomic, the memetastic drawings that populate websites like Reddit and 4Chan. Users make ragecomics with a set of template characters, of which Mega … Continue reading
IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE INTERNET Osborne Ink went dark for twelve hours today along with an estimated 7,000 other websites, including WikiPedia, Reddit, and Wired. This is to show you what the internet may look like if the United States … Continue reading
For those of you just joining us, Pedobear began life as an internet meme — a Japanime character used to flag illegal pornographic content on 4chan. Someone in New Mexico is immune to irony, however, because they’re telling parents to … Continue reading
I caught this at Reuters last week. It’s an analysis of the likely outcome of the FCC’s net neutrality decision this week: “There aren’t really any better options for Copps and Clyburn than to support the chairman, despite their preference … Continue reading
Unknown hackers are busy attacking various websites today in response to the U.S. pressure tactics on WikiLeaks; I expected as much. Without a sanction, corporations are more than willing to help the advance of fascism in America. If WikiLeaks is … Continue reading
The first thing down the memory-hole is the existence of a memory-hole. Communications Minister Stephen Conroy — the man in charge of Australian internet censorship — has been caught censoring his own government site with a script that removes references … Continue reading
I’m not making this up.