News tagged with activists

Anonymous hackers claim they were infiltrated

People identifying themselves as activists in the Anonymous hacker movement said Wednesday it wasn't technical prowess but police infiltration that yielded 25 arrests in a sweep in Europe and South America.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up

Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
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New videogames give civil uprising tips

The Arab Spring uprisings and Occupy-style US protests have inspired a new genre of serious videogames designed to help activists develop strategy -- all in the safety of cyberspace.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Software
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Thai flood run-off threat to marine life

As billions of cubic metres of water flow away from Thailand's devastating floods, experts and campaigners are warning that millions of sea creatures could be the next victims of the disaster.

dateNov 16, 2011 in Environment
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English tremors blamed on shale 'fracking'

(AP) -- The only company in Britain using hydraulic fracturing to release natural gas from shale rock said Wednesday that the controversial technique probably did trigger earth tremors in April and May.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Environment
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US protestors find allies in app makers

US street protestors have won allies in software makers who have crafted programs that let smartphones fire off word of imminent arrest or let rallying cries be heard by crowds.

dateOct 28, 2011 in Software
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