For his work as an FBI informant, which involved the convictions of eight suspected hacktivists, LulzSec co-founder Hector Monsegur (a.k.a. Sabu) walked away from court a free man today after being given a lenient sentence by Judge Loretta Preska.
In the aftermath of this weekend’s shooting rampage that claimed the lives of six students and left more than a dozen wounded in Isla Vista, California, the Internet is once again awash with the debate on gun control as new details about the perpetrator’s troubled past continue to surface online.
Following social media harassment she received regarding an adult film she starred in on the website CastingCouch-X, college student Alyssa Funke ended her own life last month and sparked several online discussions about the dangers of cyberbullying.
After bidding closed at over $800,000 yesterday, an auction has been canceled for the virginity of a medical student identifying herself as Elizabeth Raine, who claims she will now focus on her studies but will continue to blog about women’s rights.
This hashtag, a call to action for the international community after nearly 300 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school by terrorist group Boko Haram, spread quickly through Twitter after politicians, activists and celebrities took up the cause.