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Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, June 14, 2012
Jun 14, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Anonymous has risen from an obscure collection of pranksters to arguably the most powerful and mysterious computer hacking group operating today. A new book examines the hacking collective, where it came from and where it’s going. Turns out there's a lot of e-drama and infighting in the group, and the culture is akin to outlaw cowboys in the Wild Wild West. Still, the decentralization gives them a lot of power. Plus, debating pros and cons of owning an original Apple computer.

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We Are Anonymous: A peek inside the hacker group

Jun 14, 2012
A new book examines the hacking collective, where it came from and where it’s going.

Anonymous has risen from an obscure collection of pranksters to arguably the most powerful and mysterious computer hacking group operating today. A new book examines the hacking collective, where it came from and where it’s going. Turns out there’s a lot of e-drama and infighting in the group, and the culture is akin to outlaw cowboys in the Wild Wild West. Still, the decentralization gives them a lot of power. Plus, debating pros and cons of owning an original Apple computer.

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