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New World Hackers take Trump offline — but when does hacking vigilantism infringe on free speech?

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My colleague Brian Fagioli has referred to the web being rather like the Wild West. I’m inclined to agree, but that’s not to say that we have reached the same conclusion for the same reasons. For me, the web — like the Wild West — is not a world filled with danger, but one occupied by vigilantes. As a proponent of free speech, I find this concerning. One of the most highly-lauded of vigilantes is the disparate group marching under the ragged banner of Anonymous.

One of it taglines is ‘We Are Anonymous’, a phrase that can …Continue reading on BetaNews

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