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    How Not to Lose Your Identity (2007)

    When Bennett had his identity stolen, the consequences were devastating. He spent two years trying to clear his name during which time he became penniless and homeless and had to live with family and friends. Years later Bennett wrote a comedy show about his experience. He perfomed the show; It Wasn’t Me, It Was […]

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    Hunting the Internet Bullies (2012)

    The programme, put together with Panorama’s customary precision and lack of sensationalism, was a bleak half-hour about some people’s deployment of the internet to make life utterly – and in some cases unbearably – miserable; a portrait of cyber-succubi drawing their energy and pleasure from the knowledge that they are inducing despair in others. […]

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    Inside The Dark Web (2014)

    Twenty-five years after the world wide web was created, it is now caught in the greatest controversy of its existence – surveillance. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor our every move, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back. It is a controversial technology, and some law enforcement […]

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    Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Megaupload (2013)

    In October 2013, VICE News was invited to visit the infamous tech mogul and creator of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, at his palatial property in New Zealand. Even though Kim is under house arrest—since he’s at the center of history’s largest copyright case—he’s still able to visit a recording studio in Auckland. So check out […]

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    New York City Hackers (2000)

    New York City Hackers is an independent documentary by Stig-Lennart Sorensen released in the year 2000. Most of the filming occurs in in New York at the H2K conference, 2600 meeting and an Off the Hook radio show. There is also a coverage of the original MIT hackers from the TMRC club. The documentary […]

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    Police Guns (2000)

    From tense standoffs to a tour of museums where old armaments are preserved, this is a fascinating look at the weapons used by the police. They are the weapons used to preserve the law. For over 150 years, the latest and best guns have been tested by the nation’s police, and some have become […]

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    Secret History of Hacking (2001)

    The Secret History of Hacking is a 2001 documentary film that focuses on phreaking, computer hacking and social engineering occurring from the 1970s through to the 1990s. Archive footage concerning the subject matter and (computer generated) graphical imagery specifically created for the film are voiced over with narrative audio commentary, intermixed with commentary from […]

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    Talhotblond (2009)

    Talhotblond is a 2009 documentary, detailing an Internet love triangle which resulted in a real life murder. Thomas Montgomery (screen name: marinesniper), a 47-year-old married man, pleaded guilty to murdering his 22-year-old co-worker Brian Barrett (screen name: beefcake). The two men were involved in a love triangle with “Jessi”, who they thought to be […]

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    Terminal F – Chasing Edward Snowden (2015)

    The movie briefly covers NSA analyst-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden and his escape from American authorities to Hong Kong and later to Russia, after leaking classified information about global surveillance programs used by the American government to spy on people around the world and other nations activities. The movie also presents the journalists who had […]

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    Thailand’s Cyber Wars: Blackout (2016)

    In May 2014, Thailand’s royal army staged a coup and seized control of the country. Declaring a state of emergency, the ruling Junta began to crack down on civil liberties and silence dissent. A series of cyber laws have since been proposed that would increase the state’s power to control and monitor the internet. […]