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The Yes Men are revolting!

It may seem that the only times I post here it is to endorse crowdfunding projects – but believe me, that is not intentional. Still, I’d like to point to yet another funding campaign, this time on Kickstarter. The infamous and brilliant Yes Men are launching a new documentary project titled “The Yes Men are […]

“Hackitat” – a new crowdfunded film about political hacking

Hackitat is a new Swedish-produced documentary project to highlight the motivation behind the wave of politically charged so-called hacktivism (see definition further down on this blog) that has swept the globe in the last couple of years, lead ao. by groups such as Anonymous, LulzSec and, in effect, Wikileaks. The project is being crowdfunded via […]

Explaining hacktivism // #infographic

We’re getting really big on infographics (actually, we’ve been for a while). This time we’re presenting the work of the Frugal Dad blog that have produced a beautiful and visually appealing infographic explaining the new hacktivism buzz that is sweeping the globe. Hacking has really been taking a new activist role in society in recent […]

Copying as religion – P2P as in Priest2Priest // #lulz #copyright #religion

Brokep aka. Peter Sunde of Flattr (ao.) writes on his blog (with reference to the recent news that “Kopimistsamfundet” – “The Society of Kopimism” – was officially accepted as a new religion in Sweden) that he’s “been following the church up closely and wanted to post my views on why this is an important move.” This […]

The ACTA threat to the Internets // #acta #freedom

The magnificent La Quadrature du Net – an advocacy group that promotes the rights and freedoms of citizens on the Internet – has just released three videos to inform Europeans about the ACTA agreement that is currently being lobbied in the EU Parliament. ACTA is presented as a trade agreement, but is in fact a threat to […]

Opportunity for communication: Occupy Big Banks with Their Own Junk Mail // #activism #pranks

In the more pranksy division of the political activism spectrum comes this fun suggestion from the good people over at GOOD, where Wylie Overstreet has a suggestion for a pretty easy and fun way to occupy banks from within; through their own junk mail – or, as he puts it: “Using it as an opportunity […]

BOMB: A manifesto of art terrorism // #streetart

Artist Raymond Salvatore Harmon has put together BOMB, a manifesto of art terrorism, as he bluntly puts it: “BOMB is part personal reflection, part social critique. A pointed and opinionated observation about graffiti culture, media terrorism, art “education”, corporate control, and the ills of the current art world.” Watch the trailer: BOMB: A manifesto of […]

Street art interventions

Intervention art using posters and spray painting (from Manchester in the United Kingdom). Narcélio Grud is a Brazilian artist and the video is part of a series of intervations that the artist has made through many countries around Europe.

Huff Puff it down // #huffpuff

The sale of independent blogging behemoth Huffington Post to AOL has caused outrage in global blogging communities and is broadly regarded as a shocking sell-out; Huff Post was regarded – both in the community and outside of it – as the prime example of how grass root micro journalism could not only match, but also […]

Make your own newspaper from independent sources #fivefilters #media

A group of developers/hackers lead by Keyvan Minoukadeh has set out to develop a service application – – that will enable the public to get non-corporate news-coverage of contemporary news topics – by easily hacking corporate media itself. In practice, the application helps you scan a physical corporate newspaper clipping via your webcam and […]

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