pwn_yr.self

Posted on | September 7, 2009

New net.art work launched:

“pwn-yrself.com offers visitors a real hacked index.html page acquired from a previously compromised web server. The visitor downloads the .zip file and using a text editor, simply types their name into the “INSERT YR NAME HERE” sections of the HTML and saves. Blog or website owners can replace their current home page with their new personalized hacked page…”

This work addresses issues of security, privacy, ownership, fear, and reclaiming our personal space on the net.work.

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Jason Sloan is an electronic media and sound artist, musician, composer and professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

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