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Jeremy Hammond

We Need Whistleblowers: A Focus on Anonymous

George Elerick | Posted 10.12.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

With the onslaught of a string of police brutality stories over the last few years, including the grotesque nature of the Thomas Kelly incident, we are living in incredibly precarious times where those in power have let it go to their heads.

Gerry Smith

The Year Hacktivists And The Government Went To War

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Does the law have mercy for computer hackers with a cause? That was a recurring question in 2013 as several so-called hacktivists, facing years in ...

The Hunger Games Are Real: We Are the Districts

Carl Gibson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

Only by winning elections at the local level, the state level, and the congressional level can we redistribute the wealth that the ruling class have unjustly stolen from those who worked to create it.

Matt Sledge

Hacker Sentenced To 10 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Convicted hacker Jeremy Hammond was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for stealing internal emails from the global intelligence firm ...

Farah Mohamed

Supporters Rally Around Hacker Facing 10 Years In Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supporters are rallying around convicted hacker and activist Jeremy Hammond as his sentencing date looms, calling him a whistleblower an...

Chicago Takes Prisoner in War on Activists: Jason Hammond Arrested

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

Jason Hammond is charged with participating in the assault against white supremacists who were attending the 5th annual White Nationalist Economic Summit and Illinois White Nationalist Meet-and-Greet in Tinley Park, Ill.

Julian Assange: Stratfor Hacker Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Jeremy Hammond of the hacktivist group Anonymous has pleaded guilty to hacking into the private intelligence firm Stratfor, the FBI and other institut...

Jeremy Hammond, American Political Prisoner

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

The case of Jeremy Hammond is illustrative of a trend to target, overcharge and come down hard on those the state perceives as threatening. The supposed threats are due to their beliefs and/or actions toward information freedom and transparency.

Gerry Smith

Jeremy Hammond, Anonymous Hacker, Pleads Guilty To Stratfor Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.28.2013 | Technology

A member of the hacker group Anonymous who considers himself an "electronic Robin Hood" pleaded guilty Tuesday to hacking a private intelligence firm ...

Pedagogy of the Depressed

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

Can students really be taught critical thinking, civics, and citizenship skills in a standardized format that values conformity? Will relying on MOOCs and automation in the long-term turn professors into "delivery managers" and students into automatons and passive consumers rather than citizens?

Alleged Anonymous Hacker Enters Plea In Court

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- A Chicago man facing computer hacking charges in a federal investigation targeting the worldwide group Anonymous is entertaining himself b...

Behind The Mask: Hacking Suspect Has Troubled Past

Reuters | James B. Kelleher | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO (Reuters) - Jeremy Hammond, the Chicago man charged on Tuesday along with five other suspected members of ...