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Daily Anarchist Reporting From Def Con 19

Monday, August 8th, 2011   Submitted by Ryan Taylor

Around this time every year thousands of hackers convene in Las Vegas, Nevada to socialize, share and play. DEF CON is a mecca for amateurs and experts with a passion for technology, focusing on security, development and freedom. As a self-proclaimed computer nerd and anarchist, it’s been a dream of mine to attend DEF CON since its inception. I was twelve years old and remember reading about it in a local rag called “NCCN: Northern California Computing News.” Just the phrase “Hacker convention in Vegas” gets my heart racing and palms sweating.

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