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The Blue Whale Suicide Game Challenge #bluewhalechallenge

This is the second day in a row I’ve discovered something suicidally whacky on Twitter. The first was when I found a profile with a UID number on it. Today was crazier. Vivek Namibar, a journalist with India Today with a verified handle on Twitter, posted a series of tweets that can only be described […]

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Why does liberal thought not proliferate among the masses?

This post is the second in a series that discusses democracy and the idea of a shared country from the ground up. The previous post asked why, when the basis of civilization was a need to co-exist with some guaranteed security, the masses chose to believe in paranoia. I attempt to present some views here. […]

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Anonymous leak of Tamil Nadu police data

Writing this post specifically, because I am normally a vocal supporter of Anonymous and their efforts in freeing the internet. This is one action I do not support. A few days ago, I retweeted a link to a leak of police data by Anonymous. I should have checked the file first. Contrary to my expectation […]

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An open letter to Anonymous – Operation India

Dear Anonymous, Congratulations on your first successful protests in India, and what a way to begin – a dozen cities at the same time! June 9 happened and Internet Freedom Activists protested in several cities of India.Astonishingly, the call sent out by Anonymous India survived the considerable propaganda machine and made it to the real […]

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Anonymous calls for protests on the ground on 9th June 2012

Greetings People of India Anonymous for the past many weeks had been protesting against the attack by governments and corporations on the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed to to every Indian citizen by the Constitution of india. The protest began when the Indian ISPs began blocking file sharing sites and other websites under the order of the madras high […]

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