If you've been wanting to show your love and allegiance to the Cow but haven't known how, we have the perfect solution for you. Now available in limited quantities are a new round of cDc merchandise for your pleasure. First there is the hard enamel lapel pin, which looks nice and classy for those more formal occasions. Second there is the embroidered patch, which would go great on your jacket, laptop bag, or anywhere else you'd like to sew it on to. Finally, there are the modern updated stickers. Inspired by the classic design from 20 years ago, these vinyl stickers are silkscreened in 4 colors with a UV coating so you know that where ever you put them, they'll stay for a good long time!
Suggested cDc Day activities include:
1.Take a trip to a 7-11 and reminisce about the convenience store as an institution, and its place in your life. How dependably open for so many hours! The wide variety of products in a small space! Never glamorous, but steadfast and sure: your refuge in the world of retail.
2. Have a positive interaction with a cow or cow product. Milk? Ice cream? Beef jerky? Steak? Maybe you know an actual cow and can pet it. Or hug a stuffed one. We give thanks for all that we suckle from the Cow's giving, pendulous teats.
3. Read cDc text files! May I suggest The Book of Cow?
4. Listen to cDc music! We've worked in a wide selection of genres to accompany any mood or activity. Check out "Dead Cow Kicks Ass".
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CULT OF THE DEAD COW Statement on Jacob Appelbaum / ioerror
Like much of the hacker community, we were troubled to hear the allegations of sexual abuse, manipulation, and bullying leveled against one of our members, Jacob Appelbaum, A.K.A. ioerror. We’re also aware that the Tor Project is conducting an internal investigation, and encourage anyone with relevant testimony to come forward. For some, it won’t be easy. There can be shaming or humiliation, or the fear of not being believed.
It is also our responsibility to create an environment where people feel safe to come forward. We have always stood for freedom of speech and expression, which sometimes necessitates the right to anonymity. This is something that victims of abuse often require. We stand by their right to be anonymous. Others, like our friend Nick Farr, who decided to go public with his own difficulties, deserve our respect and support. Everyone will do this in their own way.
We know that it may be scary, but we also encourage victims to contact their appropriate local authorities. We understand the complicated relationship we all have with law enforcement, but there is a time and place for government intervention. If the most extreme of these allegations are true, they should be addressed in a court of law, and dealt with appropriately.
CULT OF THE DEAD COW is known for a lot of things, but treating people horribly is not one of them. If communities are to thrive and remain relevant we have to do some housecleaning from time to time. As we have become aware of the anonymous accusations of sexual assault, as well as the stories told by individuals we know and trust, we’ve decided to remove Jake from the herd effective immediately.
Incredibly nice guy and friend of the herd (and co-founder of the mysterious DSSK collective) Victor Cayro will have an art show in San Francisco on September 10th. If you're in the area, please support independent art that stretches the boundaries of mirth and taste. Are you RICH? Pay the man and decorate your walls, he quit his day job to pursue his art. You wish you could do the same, don't you?
Visit https://society6.com/victorcayro for a small sampling of his work in wearable form.
Badass and scary as fuck at the same time. Good job!
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