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Episode Info: Cicada 3301 is a nickname given to an organization that on three occasions has posted a set of puzzles to recruit codebreakers/linguists from the public. The first internet puzzle started on January 4, 2012 on 4chan.com and ran for approximately one month. A second round began one year later on January 4, 2013, and a third round following the confirmation of a fresh clue posted on Twitter on January 4, 2014. The stated intent was to recruit "intelligent individuals" by presenting a series of puzzles which were to be solved. The puzzles focused heavily on data security, cryptography, steganography, internet anonymity, and surveillance, and to this date, the puzzles ultimate aim remains unsolved. www.patreon.com/carouselsnipervictim Links Want to win a limited edition Carousel Sniper Victim t-shirt? All you have to do is share our weekly episode post (this one) Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit, Myspace, Friendster, Habbo Hotel, MSN Chat, Pornhub... everywhere and anywhere, let us know once shared and we will add you to the list! Each #Breakdown episode we will choose one random winner, live on the show, out of the pool of eligible winners. And that's it... Simples. Help for Veterans- Legacy Mental health issues- Beyond Blue Domestic Abuse- LifelineCaring for someone with a drug problem?- Here. -LIKE-SHARE-COMMENT-TAG-REVIEW-AND YOU CAN WIN A SHIRT! Produced by Shaun Jeffery Original Score by Leigh Massoni massoni.sound.design@gmail.com Tunes by- Destiny Lane- Bliss n Eso Follow us on all your finest social tubes: @CarouselSniperVictim @DeadGlassDesign Facebook, Instagram, Twitter "Digital Bark" By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ sources/ further reading: https://medium.com/@sanudatta11/cicada-3301-the-internet-mystery-d61367c4ad77 https://www.reddit.com/r/a2e7j6ic78h0j/ https://sciencenode.org/feature/a-brief-history-of-the-internet-.php https://www.ranker.com/list/cicada-3301-puzzle-facts/jodi-smith https://listverse.com/2019/02/11/10-things-we-know-about-cicada-3301/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicada_3301...
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