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~ Start here. Jason Scott's very large archive of BBS culture is the best primary source for hacker stuff... and it is also one of the coolest spots on the Web.

He writes: "I wasn't a Big Player in the Turning Points of the last 20 years, but I was a good listener and a good watcher, and I hope that what I do bring to you will both excite and intrigue. If you were there, we'll reminisce together. And if you weren't there, do I have a story to tell you.... "

2600 : The Hacker Quarterly
~ an electronic version of the 2600 Magazine.


HNN : H a c k e r N e w s N e t w o r k
~ "The Hacker News Network's mission is twofold. Our first mission is to deliver the real news from the computer underground for the computer underground. .. Our second mission is to report the activities of the underground without the biases of the mainstream media."


~ "News for nerds. Stuff that matters."


~ "dedicated to bringing you the latest news from the underground and computer security scene in an accurate and timely manner."

~ Cryptography and why it matters so much.

cDc : Cult of the Dead Cow
~ "Warning: This site may contain explicit descriptions of, or advocate one or more of the following: adultery, murder, morbid violence, bad grammar, deviant sexual conduct in violent contexts, or the consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs. But then again, it may not. Who knows?"


Survival Research Laboratories
~ Since its inception SRL has operated as an organization of creative technicians dedicated to re-directing the techniques, tools, and tenets of industry, science, and the military away from their typical manifestations in practicality, product or warfare. Since 1979, SRL has staged over 45 mechanized presentations in the United States and Europe.


~ "CTHEORY is an international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse are published weekly as well as theorisations of major "event-scenes" in the mediascape. Edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker. "

Adbusters Culture Jammers
~ "We are a global network of artists, writers, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to launch the new social activist movement of the information age. Our goal is to galvanize resistance against those who would destroy the environment, pollute our minds and diminish our lives."

The Militarily Critical Technologies List
~ "The Militarily Critical Technologies List (MCTL), is a detailed and structured compendium of the technologies the Department of Defense (DoD) assesses as critical to maintaining superior United States military capabilities." mirrored on JYA's Cryptome.

Experimental Interaction Unit
~ "The Experimental Interaction Unit (EIU) is actively engaged in ongoing research into the physical, aural, visual, and gestural interactions between humans and machines and the various permutations of those interactions. In particular we are conducting preliminary investigations into technology disruption systems (Weapons of Mass Disorientation or WMD) and into various personal tele-activity enabling devices, specifically systems that facilitate tele-embodiment, tele-crime, and tele-obliteration. A few of these projects are listed below."

About.com : Internet/Network Security
~ an introduction to computer security and hacking issues.

definition of hacker
~ from FOLDOC, the Free On-Line Dictionary Of Computing.

~ DEF CON Computer Underground Hackers Convention

The Information War
~ an essay by Hakim Bey.

Fielding's DangerFinder® : Dangerous Places
~ "The authors and publishers assume no liability nor do they encourage you to do, see, visit or try any of the activities or actions discussed in this site. This book is intended for background information only."

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