#32c3 – best of chaos communication congress (part 4)

The possibility of an army

Talkperformance by Constantin Dullaart

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Using follower bombing as art performances, the artist Constant Dullaart continues the research into attention and identity as a commodity on social networks, and has recently created a large sum of custom created artificial Facebook identities.
Many websites offer an option to login in with Facebook credentials due to the strict controle of the service on the reliability and verification of the social medium. In a time where the open borders in Europe are under pressure, and Syrian identities are sold to people that long for a better future, virtual identity systems, and their reliability become a topical analogy.

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#32c3 – best of chaos communication congress (part 3)

Trust us and our business will expand!

Talkperformance by Andreas Zingerle, Linda Kronman

Extracted from the 32C3 halfnarp

The lecture outlines strategies by the “Artist against 419” online community that uses open source intelligence to gather data and file reports about fraudulent websites. The lecture presents the artistic installation “Megacorp.” (created by KairUs) that tries to visualize the global phenomenon of fake business websites.

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