For more on our guest Molly Sauter, here’s their Twitter page and website. Molly’s book, The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet, is required reading for those who want to learn more about online protest tactics. Thanks, Molly!
For more on our guest Anita Sarkeesian, listen to her weekly podcast on feminism and pop culture, Feminist Frequency, and order a copy of her brand-new book, co-authored with Ebony Adams: History vs. Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don’t Want You to Know. Thanks a million, Anita!
If you want to dive deeper into the early history of the internet, start with John Perry Barlow — a poet, essayist, cattle rancher, Grateful Dead lyricist, cyberlibertarian political activist, internet pioneer, and founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Barlow died in February 2018. Read his 1996 treatise, “A Declaration on the Independence of Cyberspace” here.
If you want to read up on #Gamergate, Gawker published a thorough breakdown of the movement in 2014.
For the first large-scale study on doxxing, look no further than “Fifteen Minutes of Unwanted Fame: Detecting and Characterizing Doxing,” by researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
And finally, for more on the emerging legal concept of the “right to be forgotten,” here’s a good summary from 2016 in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias.
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