Molly Sauter on “The Coming Swarm” [AUDIO]

November 14th, 2014

What is the role of the internet in political activism and speech? Is there any room for nuance between “hacking” and “cyber-terrorism?”

Molly Sauter — research affiliate at the Berkman Center and author of “The Coming Swarm: DDoS, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet” — discusses the history, development, theory, and practice of distributed denial of service actions as a tactic of political activism.

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*Correction from Molly Sauter: “The plea deal of the PayPal14 stipulates that each defendant owes $5,600 in restitution payments to the PayPal corporation, not $1,600 as I state in the video.”

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