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Blockchain: Revolution or Business as Usual?

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN?
The term “blockchain” describes a type of internet-based decentralized ledger system which can be used to record transactions and store data in a manner potentially more secure than one might find in a centralized database system. Blockchains are managed using peer-to-peer (p2p)…

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Senate Approves Extended Surveillance Powers For Trump

Washington, DC – On January 18, 2018, the US Senate voted to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA – the legal underpinning for global mass surveillance carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA). The Senate passed the bill last…

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Reports From Greece – 13 Part Series – 2017

During the summer of 2017, Unicorn Riot documented over a dozen stories from Athens, Greece. The stories were varied, most displaying networks of mutual aid, including housing, healthcare, food, detainee support and more, created by anarchists and anti-authoritarians in and around Exarcheia.
We produced three…

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Anonymous Takes Down White Supremacist ‘League of the South’ Websites

Killen, AL – On Wednesday afternoon November 8, the twitter account @AnonyInfo, associated with the cyber-activist and hacker collective umbrella known as Anonymous, announced that it was targeting websites affiliated with the League of the South.
An apparent Distributed Denial of Service Attack had knocked…