December 24, 2013 AT 12:01 am

4.7m LinkedIn Passwords in Aram Bartholl’s “Forgot Your Password?”

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On display from 17-20 Jan. 2014 at Unpainted, Munich, Aram Bartholl’s Forgot Your Password?:

In summer 2012 the social network LinkedIn.com got hacked and lost its whole user database. A few months later parts of the decrypted password list surfaced on the Internet. These eight volumes contain 4.7 million LinkedIn clear text user passwords printed in alphabetical order. Visitors are invited to look up their own password.

Kasseler Kunstverein / Aram Bartholl - Hello world! © Nils Klinger - Sep. 2013

8 volumes, hardcover,
21 x 27 cm, ca. 800 pages each

More at datenform.de

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