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Barefoot into Cyberspace By Becky Hogge

Barefoot into Cyberspace
By Becky Hogge

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Barefoot Into Cyberspace is the ultimate guided tour of the hopes and ideals that are increasingly shaping world events. It's an account of revolutionary hacker culture and the influences that help to give it form and substance. Written in very the year that WikiLeaks lifted subversive Internet politics from the underworld into mainstream media; the book includes some of the earliest recorded material with Julian Assange.

The book poses the question "Will the internet give us more freedom?" Or will it make us all slaves to powerful political, commercial and media interests feeding and growing online?

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I may as well not have bothered. When I arrive, the event is already sold out. Stuck outside in the cold and slush, I’m hundreds of miles from home, wondering what on earth to do next. It’s the day after Boxi...
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