The Internet's Own Boy and Me

Brian Knappenberger's documentary about Aaron Swartz, "The Internet's Own Boy" will be released in select cities this summer. You can see the trailer here. Follow @InternetsOwnBoy »

Spying is Censorship

It was February 6th, 2011 that I had to give some bad news to my wife. Her pseudonym (one she calls “as subtle as John Zeus” »

What is it all about?

This question is asked at every event activists have been taking part in lately: events related to privacy, the NSA, over-prosecution, protecting the fourth amendment and »

The Vacuum That Created Anonymous, Wikileaks, and the Whistleblower Explosion

I have been asked many times about the short period between January 2007 and now. Many wonder "Why now?" The people asking these questions are really »

My Friend Barrett Brown

Image by Nikki Loehr. Much has been said about Barrett Brown online and in the press. Some of it true, some of it lies, most of »

Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nginx and MySQL

Update November, 21 2015 These instructions are years out of date, and far less secure than they should be. If you want to self-host Ghost you »