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Hacktivism in Virtual Worlds

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Hacktivism in Virtual Worlds

  1. 1. Hacktivism in Online Games:<br />Negotiating Transparency, Privacy, & Policy Making<br />Burcu S. Bakioğlu<br />Peter Ludlow<br />
  2. 2. Hacktivism<br />
  3. 3. Justice League United<br />
  4. 4. Griefing<br />
  5. 5. PatrioticNigras<br />
  6. 6. Woodbury University<br />
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  8. 8. The Wrong Hands<br />
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  11. 11. Haruhi Thespian/Shadowcat<br />
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  16. 16. Lex Luther<br />
  17. 17. Brainiac Wiki<br />Tracked suspected griefers<br />Compile information on SL users<br />Records of chatlogs from JLU meetings with unsuspecting parties<br />Plots to entice LL G-Team into banning players/users<br />Damaged JLU reputation: misinformation, curious links btw them and LL<br />
  18. 18. Threatened to sue Haruhi (legitimate access/no NDA)<br />DMCA takedowns against bloggers who published the Wiki<br />Pixeleen Mistral (editor of AH) outed as Mark McCahill (AppleII, POPMail, Gopher), claims fair use for journalism<br />DMCA used to cover up extensive surveillance operation & full scope of its abuses in SL<br />
  19. 19. Paradox<br />Intrusion into private networks by social engineering/hacking<br />Systemic violations of privacy by institutions and coding authorities<br />

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