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Tech users prone to hacking


There have been a few pieces of recent news that made me feel, once again, that perhaps I’m not the only one with a turbulent relationship to changing communication technologies. Last week, on Oct. 28, the Syrian Electronic Army struck again. The group of hackers supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime took credit for redirecting […]

Hackers break rules to spur progress


The other day I was listening to some friends discuss how to get around USC’s ban on peer-to-peer file-sharing. One advocated simply going off-campus and finding another Internet connection, but the other talked about creating a program to go around USC’s firewalls that would allow him to download songs from the comfort of his dorm […]