Posts Tagged: TOR

Library Turns Tor Back On

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The Kilton Public Library in Lebanon, New Hampshire had been offering patrons Tor software used to anonymize Internet usage. Then, the Department of Homeland Security contacted the library last week and requested the service be turned off, and the library complied. The action raised questions of legality, whether the department had overstepped its powers, and why library patrons shouldn’t […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Who doesn’t like bookplate porn? (via) The Rumpus doesn’t do pop culture, but if you happen to have written something about Lady Gaga, you might want to send it here. (PS. GIANT doesn’t lie. Kate Durbin is awesome.) Apparently, this Orange Prize judge thinks women — at least the women nominated for the Orange Prize […]

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Even the Future Has Gone to Shit

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Over at TOR, Robert Charles Wilson compares ABC’s new Earth 2100 documentary to Disney’s 1955 program Man in Space in order to trace how our vision of the future has changed.  “Earth 2100 … is more dismaying than Man in Space, the way a cancer diagnosis is more dismaying than a clean bill of health.  What it tells […]

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