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Pirate Bay founder plans NSA-proof messaging app

STOCKHOLM — Called 'Heml.is', from the Swedish for secrecy, the idea is to bring the encrypted communication used by hackers and political activists to the masses. It's clearly hit on an unmet need: The founders raised more than $150,000 in just 36 hours by doing nothing more than setting up a website and sending out a couple of tweets.

New York Times, Wall Street Journal hit by Chinese hackers

The New York Times claimed the attacks coincided with its report into the possibility that the family of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao had accumulated a multi-billion dollar fortune.

Battle of the hacktivists: Anonymous vs. Telecomix

STOCKHOLM — When a member of the hacker group Anonymous in February posted online the email addresses and passwords of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian President, his wife Asma al-Assad, and countless other senior figures in the regime, it won plaudits worldwide. But it didn’t much impress Telecomix, a rival "hacktivist" group that takes itself altogether more seriously.
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