Javaman is a security company founder and a fundraiser for cDc member and former presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke. He will outline the role he and others have taken to protect campaigns from being hacked and to coordinate support for underdog candidates nationwide.
Hacktivism Rides Again
The publication of the definitive history of hacktivism pioneers Cult of the Dead Cow in mid-2019 renewed interest in the influential group and inspired members and others to revive the mission that cDc defined two decades ago as hacking for human rights. For this panel, three stalwarts in the group return to HOPE to discuss their new initiatives and what they see as most admirable in others' work fighting surveillance, racism, and disease.