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Woodblock print by Annie Bissett depicting the Facebook 'Like" hand coming out of a cloud like a tarot card, to depict the NSA code word quantumhand
Japanese woodblock (mokuhanga)
6" x 6" (15.24 x 15.24 cm)

Q is for quantumhand, an initiative whereby an NSA computer pretends to be a Facebook server in order to infect targets with surveillance malware. When this was revealed from the Snowden files in March, 2014, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama to complain.

5 applications of color, with blind emboss
Kochi Kozo paper
edition: 20