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Hacktivism comes full circle (and why it’s Peter Garrett’s fault)

August 7th, 2009 4 Comments

Totally unrelated picture ONE of Melbourne’s lesser known cultural innovations came full circle at the Melbourne International Film Festival this week. MIFF’s web site has been repeatedly targeted by Chinese hackers who defaced it and clogged its communications. Few would have noted the irony that political “hacktivism” itself is a Melbourne innovation or that the […]

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