July 5, 2012 | By Aaron Jue

And the D(EFF)CONtest 2012 Winner Is...You!

Support Coders' Rights With EFF!Thank you to all of this year's D(EFF)CONtestants and to the individuals who donated in support of digital civil liberties!  We topped last year's fundraising total bringing in $8,572 — well done! Every penny helps fund the legal briefs, research, educational resources, and activism campaigns necessary to protect freedom online, so in that sense we are all winners here.  In a more immediate sense, here are the winners who will walk away with some super-1337 prizes:

Grand Prize Winner: ArmyTra1n3d!
Congratulations! Your training paid off. You've won a suite at the Rio Hotel and Casino, two DEF CON 20 Human badges, two tickets to Vegas 2.0's (in)famous kickoff party theSummit, two badges for the ultra-exclusive Ninja Networks Party, two passes to the iSEC Partners party, AND an EFF Swag Super Pack!

Second Place Winner: InfoSec Daily Podcast (ISDPodcast)!
Way to go! ISDPodcast, winner of last year's contest, will receive two DEF CON 20 Human badges, two tickets to the Vegas 2.0 Party, two passes to the iSEC Partners party, and an EFF Swag Super Pack!

Third Place Winner: The Holy Handgrenades!
Sweet! THH will receive one DEF CON 20 Human badge, one ticket to the Vegas 2.0 Party, two passes to the iSEC Partners party, and an EFF Swag Super Pack!  This is The Holy Handgrenades third year winning our third prize — that's quite the trinity!

And that's not all! We will award an exclusive EFF DEF CON 20 Script Kitty t-shirt to ALL fundraising captains who raised more than $500! This limited run of 500 shirts is coming off of the website and will only be available in Las Vegas this summer! All prize winners will be contacted via email.

EFF remains a powerful voice in online rights battles thanks to your financial support and personal action. On behalf of the entire EFF team, thank you.

Thanks to our D(EFF)CONtest Prize Donors:


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