The Madeleine Brand Show for June 27, 2011

LulzSec disbands - will others take their place?

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LulzSec

The LulzSec mascot.

Just last week, hacker group LulzSec was threatening to go after high profile government and business targets. Now they've announced they're through. The merry hackers announced they've disbanded over the weekend. Are the authorities getting close to catching them? Could they just not handle the heat? Before they left however, they set forth what is called the "AntiSec" movement, encouraging fellow hackers to release private information to the masses. Can the movement survive without LulzSec? Xeni Jardin, editor at BoingBoing.net joins Madeleine to discuss.


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