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Anonymous Hacktivists Encourage Ferguson Protests – Bloomberg, August 2014
Anonymous no more – Alumni Online Community McGill, July 2014
Libros imprescindibles para entender la cultura hacker – eldiario, July 2014
Anonymous | Black Transparency, Gabriella Coleman – synthetic_zero, June 2014
Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking Review – American Journal of Sociology, January 2014
War on Anonymous: British Spies Attacked Hackers, Snowden Docs Show – NBC, February 2014
Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking (2012) by Gabriela Coleman – Culture Machine, January 2014
The Big 6 Disruptor of the Year: Edward Snowden – CBC, December 2013
‘Why Care About the N.S.A.?’ – New York Times, Nov 2013
NSA Tapping the World and Unmasking ‘Anonymous’ – Breaking the Set, Russia Today, Oct 2013
Altruism and Nihilism on the Net – Google Ideas, Oct 2013
Maryville: Another Steubenville? – Huffington Post Live, Oct 2013
Embracing Expertise – Concurring Opinions, Oct 2013
The “good citizen” and the effective citizen – …My Heart’s in Accra, Aug 2013
Why the Anonymous hackers are more afraid than China – Les Affaires, Aug 2013
Anonymous in Context: The Politics and Power Behind the Mask [slides] – Science Gallery, Aug 2013
Editor’s Picks – Choice Reviews Online, July 2013
Video Interview with Irish Times – The Irish Times, July 2013
Anonymous unmasked – The Irish Times, July 2013
Hackers: Freedom Fighters or Danger to Society – Mobilizing Ideas, July 2013
Digital Leaders: Professor Gabriella Coleman – Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, June 2013
Hacktivists: Heroes Or, Well, Hacks? – NPR, June 2013
Biella Coleman | Weapons of the Geek | PDF13 – Personal Democracy Forum 2013- New York University, June 2013
Gabriella Coleman on “Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking” – To the Best of Our Knowledge, May 2013
Exclusive: Meet the Woman Who Kicked Off Anonymous’ Anti-Rape Operations – Mother Jones, May 2013
Review of Free Expression in Canada – CJFE, May 2013
Are Geeks the New Guardians of Our Civil Liberties? – Moyers and Company, April 2013
Anonymous activist network – CBC Radio Q, April 2013
Dissecting the Frog – The New Inquiry, April 2013
Q&A: Hacker Culture, Coding, and Free Speech – Communications of the ACM, April 2013
Hacking the World: An anthropologist in the midst of a geek insurgency – The Chronicle, April 2013
E. Gabriella Coleman – Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking – Neural, March 2013
Gabriella Coleman Knows Anonymous’ Deepest, Darkest Secrets – Huffington Post, February 2013
Women In Tech: 5 Analysts To Watch – Huffington Post, February 2013
Pranks and Tricksters – ABC radio documentary, February 2013
An anthropologist explains how hackers are changing the definition of freedom – i09, January 2013
Coding Freedom, Book Review -Sluggish, January 2013
Gabriella Coleman on Anonymous Office Hours, January 2013
Want to understand open source? Live with its developers – [book review], January 2013
Gabriella Coleman on the ethics of free software – Surprisingly Free Podcast, January 2013
Book Review, Coding Freedom – Cyborgology, January 2013
New Year’s Resolution: Hacking: the new Internationalism – Veracode Blog, December 2012
If Code is Law, then Coders are Lawyers – Jotwell, December 2012
Geek Researcher Spends Three Years Living With Hackers – Wired, Novemeber 2012
Coding Freedom: an anthropologist understands hacker culture – Boing Boing, November 2012
A Modest Proposal, Recruit the Hackers – NPR The Story, July 2012
Peeking Behind the Curtain at Anonymous -TED Global, June 2012
What Wikileaks Means for the News -Future of Journalism Project, June 2012
Lulzsec Cyberactivists arrested -Democracy Now, March 2012
Full Interview on Anonymous – CBC Spark, March 2011
Coleman Anonymous and Lulzsec – Surprisingly Free Podcast, March 2012
Digital Anthropology – Podcast interview w/ Thomas Lohninger, August/September 2011
Hacktivisms Global Reach – Democracy Now August 2011


Media Mentions

The Ugly Side Of Beautiful Rooms: Design In The Age of Internet Comments – Elle Decor, September 2014
What is 4chan? – Marketplace, September 2014
The Masked Avengers – New Yorker, September 2014
What Anonymous Is Doing in Ferguson – TIME, August 2014
This Phony ‘Anonymous’ Site Was Set Up to Trap Ferguson Hacktivists – Vice, August 2014
Anonymous’ “Op Ferguson” Says It Will ID the Officer Who Killed Michael Brown – Mother Jones, August 2014
Anonymous Threatens To Release Name Of Officer In Ferguson Police Shooting – Huffington Post, August 2014
Social Media And The Ferguson Shooting: Magnifier, Megaphone And Vehicle Of Threats – Peoria Public Radio, August 2014
Looking back in anger: One year of Snowden’s leaks – Aljazeera America, July 2014
Inside Anonymous’ Cyberwar Against the Israeli Government – Mother Jones, July 2014
Did leader’s arrest kill Anonymous? – Wired UK, June 2014
Five Things We’ve Already Forgotten About Snowden’s NSA Leaks – VICE, May 2014
Why Superhacker Sabu Walked Free Today – NYMag, May 2014
Hacker, Creeper, Solider, Spy – National Post, April 2014
F.B.I. Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad – New York Times, April 2014
The Year Hacktivists And The Government Went To War – Huffington Post, Dec 2013
Anonymous – The Superheroes of Our Time? – Fusion, Nov 2013
Anonymous y la Red reabren un caso de violación en EEUU – El Mundo, Oct 2013
Why Anonymous wants justice in the Missouri rape case – CNN, Oct 2013
Anonymous Takes On the Maryville Rape Scandal. Is This a Good Thing? – Mother Jones, Oct 2013
Anonymous Plans November Cyberattacks – Wall Street Journal, Oct 2013
FBI: Anonymous Not Same Since LulzSec Crackdown – Information Week, Aug 2013
FBI Agent: We’ve Dismantled The Leaders Of Anonymous – Huffington Post, Aug 2013
Are Internet Trolls the Modern Incarnation of Witch Hunters? – The Atlantic, August 2013
How to Block the NSA From Your Friends List – Slate, June 2013
“When Americans understand, they become outraged” – Salon, June 2013
Aspiring Hackers Find It’s Easy to Be Anonymous – Wall Street Journal, June 2013
Attention Rapists: You’ve Met Your Match – Glamour, June 2013
Is A DOS Attack A Weapon? – PBS, May 2013
How Anonymous have become digital culture’s protest heroes – The Guardian, April 2013
Will Anonymous’ involvement in Rehtaeh Parsons case do more harm than good? – Global News, April 2013
Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd, Steubenville: Anonymous is here to stay – The Star, April 2013
Montreal artists get a financial kick out of crowd funding – CBC, February 2013
When the government approves of hacking – Salon, January 2013
Hacktivist anger over US government’s ‘ludicrous’ cyber crackdown – The Guardian, January 2013
Beyond Aaron Swartz, We don’t Need Martyrs but Changes Wired, January 2013
Ethical Hacking: Should good intentions get special protection from prosecution? CBC, The Current, January 2013
Digital Evangelists versus the Pre-digital Thinkers Toronto Star, January 2013

The Japanese cat that holds the clues to an internet prankster
– The Guardian, January 2013
Why Hackers Are So Much Funnier Than You Are – Wired Enterpirse, January 2013
Celebrating Anonymous: The Hacker’s Big Year – Salon, December 2012
Watch Word: Hacker – NPR, On the Media, September 2011



Anonymous in Context: The Politics and Power Behind the Mask [slides] – Science Gallery, Aug 2013

‘I did it for the Lulz! but I stayed for the outrage:’ Anonymous, the Politics of Spectacle, and Geek Protests against the Church of Scientology. – MIT Tech TV, January 2011

Plenary: Crowd Building – MIT Tech TV, June 2010

Anonymous Codes: Disruption, Virality and the Lulz | transmediale

Geek Politics and Anonymous– re:publica, April 2011

Gabriella Coleman on the world of hackers– PBS, July 2011

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