Monday, February 2, 2015
Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous by Gabriella Coleman is a carefully researched and documented resource about the group Anonymous, and its team of notorious hackers. For over 6 years Coleman, who is an anthropologist, was immersed in the culture of Anonymous, a loosely-grouped collection of hackers whose activities range from using their hacking skills to prank to political activism to fighting injustice. This is an inside tour into the world of infamous hackers written by a legitimate source. If this is a topic you wish to explore, I assure you you will not find better.