The Moral Future of the Internet

Author Interview

Investigative journalist Joseph Menn, author of the recently released Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World has a history of writing books to explain the often-complicated intersection of history, technology and moral decision-making.

His latest book traces the origins of a once obscure Texas-based group of hackers that called themselves ‘Cult of the Dead Cow’, named for a cattle slaughterhouse.  While many of the group’s hackers prefer to remain unknown, at least one of them is running for President.  Beto O’Rourke’s one-time affiliation with the group was a headline-grabbing factoid that emerged with the book’s release.

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