Post Tagged with: "internet"

by / on October 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm / in Interview

Democracy at Your Fingertips

The deadline to mail voter registration in New York is today, October 12, so be sure to drop off that form in the Lerner mailbox if you haven’t already. If you are already registered to vote but have not requested an absentee ballot or want to receive text or email reminders about this and future elections, click here to visit TurboVote.

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:34 am / in Media, Protests, World

#hacktivism

We have learned by now to expect and to fear the masked army of the internet: Anonymous.

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by / on March 30, 2011 at 12:16 pm / in Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion, World

The Wizard of DoS

by The Anonymous raid on HB Gary acted as a dam buster. It revealed that the institutions we place high on moral pedestals are working in the dark to conduct clandestine operations that violate federal law. Government agencies have encouraged private entities to commit felonies by launching cyber-attacks on other private organizations like WikiLeaks. In addition, the files Anonymous sequestered […]

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by / on March 8, 2011 at 11:34 pm / in Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion, World

This Women’s Day …

by What do Asian women in air hostess uniforms, James Bond actor Daniel Craig dressed in drag and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have in common? Before you get carried away with suggestions not fit for mass consumption, I’ll tell you:

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by / on February 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm / in ACE Forum, Allegiance of College Editors

Egypt Forum IV: Communication Power

After nearly two weeks of turmoil, it looks like Tahrir Square is starting to empty out. The Egyptian Revolution – if we can call it that – seems to be entering its inevitable second phase, the power political phase, where elites sit down at a negotiating table and wield the old images of the angry masses as bargaining chips during administrative transition.

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