image Hack-Tic Tijdschrift voor Techno-anarchisten nr.16/17 (1992)
On October 19th, 2011 the Netherlands Media Art Institute will host the panel "Ethical Hacking" as part of its exhibition "The Art of Hacking".
LIVE STREAM: http://nimk.nl/eng/live-stream
Speakers in the panel will be Rop Gonggrijp, Karin Spaink, Patrice Riemens and Heath Bunting. The discussion will be held in english, streamed, recorded and moderated by Cecile Landman and Jaromil.
The importance of technological developments in the digital world has grown to a tremendous relevance for our societies, a phenomenon that hacker communities did foresee since some decades. Meanwhile hackers worked to develop ethical codes of conduct in dealing with technology, especially when socially relevant.
Nowadays it may be so that the most striking conflicts revolving around access to information, media and technology take place because the controling powers show to be deaf to ethical concerns that hackers
With this panel discussion NIMk presents a passionate and actual debate around these issues, offering a first hand perspective from voices that have significantly influenced the Dutch hacking scene and beyond. In fact it is right in the Netherlands where, already back in the 80s, hackers where very active in developing what has become a worldwide network, knitted out of cables and ideals.