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Protest Speech and the Digital Revolution The unpolished draft of the op-ed written for the Guardian There is no weapon on the planet more powerful than speech.  In recent years, the digital revolution has led to new and unique ways for people to express themselves.  Speech has flourished around the globe, and brought the world […]

Hacktivist’s Advocate: Meet the Lawyer Who Defends Anonymous  LUKE ALLNUTT OCT 3, 2012 http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/10/hacktivists-advocate-meet-the-lawyer-who-defends-anonymous/263202/ As a lawyer not particularly immersed in the technology world, Jay Leiderman first became interested in the hacker collective Anonymous around December 2010. That was when Anonymous activists launched distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) against Mastercard and PayPal, who stopped […]

How did Jay Leiderman’s case, that of Commander X charged with a simple DDos protest on the County of Santa Cruz website, make it’s way to be the feature story of the September 2014 New Yorker magazine?   After 9 months of frequent calls, OTR encrypted chats, texts, emails and Skype sessions with author David […]

 

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