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The Philosophy of Anonymous

Ontological Politics without Identity
by / RP 176 (Nov/Dec 2012) / Article

You cannot arrest an idea. The last tweet of Topiary, before his arrest

Ranging from WikiLeaks to the global struggle against treaties such as ACTA, over the last few years the Web has become a centre of political struggle in and of itself rather than a mere adjunct of other struggles. At the …


A tale of two worlds

Apocalypse, 4Chan, WikiLeaks and the silent protocol wars
by / RP 166 (Mar/Apr 2011) / Commentary

There is something eerie about the WikiLeaks logo. It works as a sort of graphic manifesto, an image of dense political content stating a notion of ample consequences…


Keyspace

WikiLeaks and the Assange papers
by / RP 166 (Mar/Apr 2011) / Commentary

Years ago, Julian Assange considered solutions for an unusual problem, the kind of thing cryptographers discuss: how can you make sure a message only becomes readable at a certain time, not before, such that no human frailty or mechanical error interferes with the schedule? He came up with three answers, which display his knack for …