Everything Is Broken
Once upon a time, a friend of mine accidentally took over thousands of computers. He had found a vulnerability in a piece of software and started playing with it. In the…
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A writer’s attempt to understand a world being weirded by a network. Authored by Quinn Norton.
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Boy-o, is all of this embarrassing. People having affairs, databases getting pwned, governments griping, and also getting pwned, and a blame game that looks like the gun stand-off at the end of a Tarantino film.
4chan tells us very little about Ben Garrison, but it tells us a lot about the net.
This is how it goes with the “Id of the internet.” I don’t say this in any way to dismiss Ben Garrison’s terrible experience, the slander he lives with. Rather I say it to point out that many more people are likely to be in for a taste of Garrison’s experience.