Hackers, Heavies and Heros: Dissent and Control in Cyberworld

36 Pages Posted: 1 May 2012

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Nathalie Marechal

American University - School of International Service

Date Written: December 19, 2011

Abstract

The WikiLeaks controversy of 2010-2011 is emblematic of a renegotiating of societal norms about control of and access to information in the digital age, as traditional notions of information sovereignty confront ideals of radical transparency promoted by the hacker ethic.

Keywords: WikiLeaks, hacker ethic, cybersecurity, hacking, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, information security, leaks

Suggested Citation

Marechal, Nathalie, Hackers, Heavies and Heros: Dissent and Control in Cyberworld (December 19, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2047189 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2047189

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