Security by Spectacle: The Invention of Gray Hat Hacking & The Fight Against Microsoft in the 1990s

Privacy and Security

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Hosted by the Berkman Klein Center


This talk will provide an overview of "Wearing Many Hats," a forthcoming 25,000-word report authored by Gabriella Coleman and Matt Goerzen that examines the transformative period in which hackers went from a vilified underground subculture into a domain of respected professionalism and came to play a privileged role in establishing contemporary cybersecurity protocols and agendas.


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