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iThug is the Twitter Hacker of the Week

February 20th, 2013 5:00 PM

The alleged hacker behind this week’s Twitter exploits has been identified by Gizmodo as Tony “iThug” Cunha from Boston. Previously, he has been linked to MySpace profile hacks as well as a T-Mobile phone hack that led to the leak of Paris Hilton’s nude photos in 2005.

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Aaron Swartz's FBI File Released

February 20th, 2013 3:44 PM

The FBI has released its 21-page report on the late Internet activist / programmer and his online activities, thanks to Firedoglake’s political blogger Daniel Wright who requested a copy of the documents from the Bureau shortly after Swartz’s death in January.

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Bitches Be Like

February 20th, 2013 2:04 PM

This phrase is often used as the top caption in image macros parodying the descriptions used in self-photographs shared by women on various social networks online.

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Skrillex Goes Acoustic

February 20th, 2013 1:33 PM

YouTuber Igor Presnyakov arranged and performed this acoustic cover of Skrillex‘s song “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.” While there’s no bass to drop, his fret skills are pretty impressive.

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