Cyber-Outlaws Bringing the LOLz

So, our favourite quasi-supervillans have certainly been keeping me amused this morning:


… and these were just what I stumbled upon this morning.


Demanding Answers For Aaron Swartz

Since the tragic death by suicide of information activist and technology pioneer Aaron Swartz, questions have been raised by commentators, legal experts and Swartz’s family as to why prosecutors would so virulently go after a suspect for what was essentially an abuse of copyright/licence offence, and why similar figures in the hacktivist community are also being  aggressively targeted.

The US Congress has now demanded  from the Department of Justice an answer to the question of why Swartz was so unfairly targeted. Wired has the details.

Cambodia to deport Pirate Bay founder

Cambodian officials said Tuesday that they will deport the Swedish founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay. The announcement came after visiting Swedish officials presented the Cambodian authorities with the conviction and prison sentence against Gottfrid Svartholm Warg [from Jurist ]