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Ten Years of Hacking and Media Activism
Cover by : Autistici/Inventati
    published :2017
subject :Nonfiction
keywords :Internet, Activism
size : 37 KiB in cover
47.3 KiB in 174 footnotes
394.8 KiB in 1,010 paragraphs
~ 226 pages
244 downloads
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At the end of the 20th century, hacking was bleeding edge. When the ideas, practices and pranks of this experimental niche of technophiles attracted the attention of a handful of activists in Italy, they understood that information and communication were what would give shape and voice to social, political, and cultural processes in the near future.

+KAOS is a cut and paste of interviews, like a documentary film transposed on paper. It describes the peculiar relationship between hacktivism and activism, in Italy and beyond, highlighting the importance of maintaining digital infrastructures. While this may not sound as glamorous as sneaking into a server and leaking data, it is a fundamental topic: not even the most emblematic group of hacktivists can operate without the services of radical server collectives.

 
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Language: English
Co-Authors: forewords by Maxigas, Ferry Byte, and Sandrone Dazieri
Editor: Laura Beritelli
Original Title: +Kaos. 10 anni di hacking e mediattivismo (Italian)
Translation: Laura Beritelli, Trish Byrne, reginazabo, blicero, and other anonymous supporters who we are very thankful to (from Italian)
Editorial Support: Miriam Rasch
Cover: Katja van Stiphout
Design: Inga Luchs
Publisher: Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2017
ISBN: 978-94-92302-16-8
Series: Theory on Demand
Number: 23
Published: 04/2017
First published: Agenzia X, 2012.
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License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Contact: Institute of Network Cultures, tel:+3120 5951865, mailto:info@networkcultures.org, Website:
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