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Between Switzerland and Austria lies tiny WITTGENSTEIN, the world’s first data haven for dangerous ideas.
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Decentralization, Design, and the Cloud: Metahaven in Conversation with Eleanor Saitta
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The Cloud, the State, and the Stack: Metahaven in Conversation with Benjamin Bratton
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The internet is a useful platform for sharing information.
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“Cypherpunk Dream” versus “Data’s Empire.” The dichotomy of the internet according to Michael Froomkin. From Metahaven, Captives of the Cloud: Part II, 2012.
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“Like” versus “Law”: An “Extrajudicial Dislike” by US Senator Joe Lieberman prompting an industrial embargo against WikiLeaks. From Metahaven, Captives of the Cloud: Part II, 2012.
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The WikiLeaks blockade: an embargo by a private “cloud” of companies, impacting the site’s key resources. From Metahaven, Captives of the Cloud: Part II, 2012.
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Escape Chess: Julian Assange’s jurisdictional cat-and-mouse game with the powers that be. From Metahaven, Captives of the Cloud: Part II, 2012.
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Twittertracing in the cloud: the US Department of Justice, in its pursuit of WikiLeaks, subpoenaed Icelandic MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir’s Twitter account. From Metahaven, Captives of the Cloud: Part II. 2012
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Metahaven. Happy Crisis, screenprint, 2011
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LinkedIn Park — the professional network of unemployed nu metal band managers.
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WikiLeaks Dark Store 14-16 september at Art Berlin Contemporary 2012. A temporary store of scarves and shirts designed by Metahaven. Organized by Artists Space New York. 
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Captives of the Cloud by Metahaven, e-flux journal, 2012 
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The first mention of the notion of the “cloud” was in a 1996 diagram in an MIT research paper, redrawn here. From Part I of Captives of the Cloud by Metahaven, e-flux journal, 2012 
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A selection of the global US social media cloud, resorting under the Patriot Act. From Part I of Captives of the Cloud by Metahaven, e-flux journal, 2012